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Vegan Chocolate Bark Recipe

What You'll Need


1 thin-skinned orange

¾ cup shelled pistachios, toasted, cooled and roughly chopped

¼ cup hazelnuts, toasted, cooled, skinned and roughly chopped

¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted and cooled

1 Tbsp chia seeds

1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted and cooled

1 tsp orange zest

1 cardamom pod, ground finely and sifted

12 oz dairy-free dark tempered chocolate (65% cacao content)

2 tsp flaky sea salt

Candy thermometer


How to Make It


1 Preheat oven to 150 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2 Thinly slice orange widthwise and place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 2-3 hours until dry, but slightly sticky. Remove from oven and let cool.

3 When cool enough to handle, break orange slices into shards; set aside.

4 In a large bowl, toss together nuts, seeds and orange zest to thoroughly combine. Place in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Set aside.

5 Melt chocolate in a double boiler until it reaches 88-90 degrees F and pour over nut mixture to coat completely.

6 When chocolate is semi-cool but still tacky, sprinkle surface with sea salt and orange shards.

7 Place in a cool area of your kitchen or refrigerate until bark cools completely, and break up into bite-size pieces.

Cooking Tips

Orange chips can be made up to several days in advance and stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

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