Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

chocolate bark largechocolate bark large

Vegan Goodness! Salted Cherry Cardamom Chocolate Bark Recipe

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

By Anna Brones, EcoSalon

You’ll never go back to a regular chocolate bar.

You’re having a chocolate craving. Resist the urge to down a box of cherry cordials and make this fancy yet simple chocolate bark instead. With dried cherries, a dash of sea salt, and some lemon zest, it’s the perfect after dinner treat.

If you’re the kind of person that really loves dark, bitter chocolate, you can even make this with 100% cocoa baking chocolate, which I discovered by accident. Note to self: always read the package before baking. Just be sure to sprinkle a little bit of organic cane sugar over the top before you put it in the fridge to cool to add just a touch of sweetness.

vegan chocolate cherry cardamom bark recipe

Ingredients

  • A 4 oz. bar of bittersweet chocolate, 70% cocoa, chopped into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons dried cherries, cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Zest of 1 Meyer lemon
  • 1/4 cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped

Directions

  • Toast the cardamom seeds in a skillet until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  • In a double boiler, melt chocolate and stir in cardamom, salt, cherries and lemon zest.
  • Spread the mixture onto parchment paper or a Silpat non-stick baking mat and sprinkle hazelnuts on top.
  • Put in refrigerator for about an hour to cool.
  • Break chocolate into pieces and store in an airtight container.

Every month on Sunday Recipe, we bring you a new theme of recipes, perfect for whipping up on a Sunday. For March it’s all about revamping classics into healthier versions. Enjoy!

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
blood

Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells

Blood taken from vegans is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells!

thumbsup

Daycares in Finland are going vegan

A year-long vegan food trial is coming to Helsinki.

fight

Verbally abusing your vegan friends isn’t edgy, it’s just being a bully

If you’re a vegan who has had to deal with this, and especially if you come from a background of being abused in other ways, you are absolutely not alone