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Winter bark

Skip the Quality Streets or rich puds and give your guests a healthier chocolate hit with this easy to make winter bark treats.

Serves 10

Prep Time 15 min + chilling

Cooking Time


  • 150g 70% cocoa solids chocolate
  • 30g shelled unsalted pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1tbsp desiccated coconut or 2tbsp grated coconut
  • Coarsely grated zest 1 orange
  • 2tbsp dried fruit, such as dried cranberries, currants and chopped dried apricots


  1. Line a large baking sheet with baking paper. Break the chocolate into a heatproof bowl and set over a pan of barely simmering water to melt (don’t let the bowl touch the water), stirring occasionally. Or microwave on high, stirring at 20 sec intervals, until smooth.
  2. Use a spatula to spread a thin layer of the melted chocolate on to the baking paper. Working quickly before the chocolate sets, scatter over the pistachios, coconut, orange zest and dried fruit.
  3. Put the tray of chocolate in the fridge and chill until it has set firm. 4 Snap the bark into different shapes and sizes, then store in an airtight tub in the fridge for up to a month.

Nutrition per serving

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114kcal 1.6g 6.3g 3.1g 1.3g 12.9g 0g 12mg 13.4g 0.6mg

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