Crunchy chocolate almonds

Roasted almonds in a terrific cocoa coating make a tempting sweet snack in this lovely recipe from Jo Pratt
By Jo Pratt
Crunchy chocolate almonds
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp good quality cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar, sifted
  • 400 g whole almonds

Method

1. Set the oven to 200°C/gas 6.

2. In a large bowl, lightly whisk the egg white until frothy. Sieve over the cocoa and icing sugar and then stir in the nuts until they are evenly coated.

3. Spread out on a non-stick baking sheet, making sure they're in a single layer.

4. Roast for 8 -10 minutes until the mixture has dried.

5. Allow them to cool for a few minutes, breaking up any that have stuck together. Serve either warm or cold.

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