Danish Crunchy Chocolate-Hazelnut Candy

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Danish Crunchy Chocolate-Hazelnut Candy
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Description

The rich flavors of dark chocolate and hazelnut, mixed with sweet candies make this a fantastic treat for the holidays, or any other very important occasion. You’ll need to keep an eye on them as you make them so that you don’t burn the sugar! When cooled, they become hard. Store in the fridge to keep them from becoming too soft. Sprinkle with powdered sugar to create a unique effect against the dark cocoa.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams sugar
  • 100 grams hazelnuts
  • 100 grams dark chocolate
  • 200 grams nougat (or peanut brittle)
  • cocoa powder

Directions

  1. 1Heat the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until it turns into a light caramel.
  2. 2Add the nuts and stir quickly with a wooden spoon.
  3. 3Spread caramelized hazelnuts on a parchment paper and let cool.
  4. 4When cool, cover with a second sheet of parchment paper and press a little using a rolling pin.
  5. 5In another saucepan over low heat, melt dark chocolate and "nougat". Stir until smooth.
  6. 6Once they're melted, add the hazelnut brittle in small pieces.
  7. 7Pour this mixture onto a parchment paper, spread it to form a layer of about 1.5 cm.
  8. 8Let it harden for about 2 hours.
  9. 9Cut more or less regular pieces with a knife and roll them in the cocoa powder.
  10. 10Keep them in the fridge and take them out about 5 minutes before serving.
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NutritionView more

140Calories
Sodium0%DV5mg
Fat8%DV5g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs8%DV24g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories140Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat5g8%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium5mg0%
Potassium95mg3%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate24g8%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars21g42%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.