Chocolate Mendiants | How to make Chocolate Mendiants

By Namita Tiwari  |  28th Dec 2016  |  
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About Chocolate Mendiants Recipe

Festivals make life colourful and exciting. Making goodies together gives joy. Mendiants are a French confection that are popular at celebrations or given as gifts on Christmas. They are chocolate discs studded with dry fruits and nuts. Kids love to participate in making them. Make them around Christmas or any special occasion, it is always enjoyable making them.

Chocolate Mendiants is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chocolate Mendiants has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Namita Tiwari is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chocolate Mendiants recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chocolate Mendiants is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Chocolate Mendiants is perfect to serve 12 people. Chocolate Mendiants is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Chocolate Mendiants. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chocolate Mendiants by commenting on this page below!

Chocolate Mendiants

Ingredients to make Chocolate Mendiants

  • 300 grams bitter sweet chocolate or dark chocolate(take two slabs of 150 grams each)
  • Handful green raisins
  • Handful golden raisins
  • Handful dry cranberries / candied cherries
  • 5-6 dry figs cut into long thin strips
  • 5-6 dry apricots cut into long thin strips
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced candied orange and lemon peels
  • Handful almonds chopped
  • Handful pistachios chopped

How to make Chocolate Mendiants

  1. Break chocolate into small pieces. Melt in a double boiler.
  2. While the chocolate is melting, take a parchment sheet big enough to cover your baking tray. Make circles of 2 1/2 inches with a pencil. Turn the sheet. Circles must be visible.
  3. Pour 1 tablespoon of melted chocolate inside the circle and spread with the back of the spoon to get a perfect circle.
  4. Arrange dry fruits and nuts.
  5. Repeat till melted chocolate is over. If the chocolate becomes firm melt again and continue.
  6. Keep the tray with Mendiants in the refrigerator for an hour.
  7. Remove and store in an airtight container.

My Tip:

Prepare Mendiants with one slab at a time. Reheat chocolate as needed. Use your creativity in decorating the Mendiants. Use pepita seeds, walnuts, cashews etc.

Reviews for Chocolate Mendiants (1)

aliza singha year ago

they look so pretty!

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