Chocolate Pistachio Apricots

Vegan Chef Day

These look elegant but are simple and quick to make. A perfect teatime treat.

Serves 2

  1. 5 Brazil nuts
  2. 5 dried apricots (use unsulphured)
  3. 50g very dark vegan chocolate
  4. 1T pistachios (raw not salted)
  5. 1/4t ground cardamom (if you cannot get this use cinnamon or ginger instead)

  • Lay a piece of baking parchment on a flat surface
  • Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl in a pan of boiling water
  • Cut a slit in the top of each apricot
  • Push a brazil nut into it
  • Dip each apricot into the chocolate, dip the brazil nut end
  • Place on the parchment
  • Grind the pistachios in a pestle and mortar, add the cardamom and sprinkle
  • Allow to cool until the chocolate is completely solid

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