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- Francis Bacon

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

♥Black and White Peppermint Bark♥



This doesn't last long so be sure to have the ingredients on hand to make a second - maybe a third - batch!

14 ounces bittersweet chocolate
14 ounces white chocolate
½ cup candy canes, crushed
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Melt and temper the bittersweet chocolate. YouTube is loaded with videos to help you with this. Not a biggie.
  • Pour the bittersweet chocolate onto the baking sheet and spread it to about ¼ inch thick. Let it set, about 30 minutes. Temper the white chocolate white the bittersweet is hardening.
  • Pour the white chocolate layer over the bittersweet chocolate layer and spread it evenly.
  • Sprinkle crushed candy cane pieces over the white chocolate. Press them lightly so they stick. Let the white chocolate set, about 30 minutes.
  • Break into small, irregular (I did a great job with the irregular part) pieces.
Makes about 24 pieces.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

3 comments:

~Kristen~ said...

Mmmmmmmm!!!!! I so love peppermint bark!!! Anything chocolate and peppermint is a favorite of mine!!!

Sweet wishes and many blessings to you this Christmas my dear friend!!! xoxo

Marydon Ford said...

It is really good when you use chopped marachino cherries, rather than the peppermint, also.

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Lisa said...

Yummy! Thanks for all your wonderful recipes!! You are very generous to share!
Merry Christmas!
Hugs, Lisa