Chocolate almond clusters

Chocolate almond clusters



  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
  • 100g good quality dark chocolate, chopped
  • Finely grated zest of an orange


Preheat oven to 180C.

Line a baking tray with baking paper and spread almonds in a single layer. Sprinkle with icing sugar. Bake for 5-7 minutes until golden brown, remove from oven and cool slightly.

Melt chocolate in a heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, stir until melted and smooth.
Stir in almonds, icing sugar and orange zest.

Place teaspoonfuls of mixture onto a clean sheet of baking paper, refrigerate for an hour until set, then store in an air-tight container.


  • A wonderful adult treat for Easter afternoon tea/coffee or evening tea/coffee, for that matter.
  • Recipe created by Melissa Hughes for Kidspot.

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