HOMEMADE NAMA CHOCOLATES
12 Feb 2015
Thinking of getting some Nama Chocolate for Valentine’s Day but find it too cliché? Well, why not make some yourself! Here’s a recipe to help you out. Trust us, it’s really simple and bound to impress with its melt-in-your-mouth goodness. What’s more, you can go a step further by making your own customized gift box for it. After all, everything is so much better when it’s made with love isn’t it?
400g dark chocolate (70% cacao)
200ml Heavy cream
Cocoa powder for dusting
Line a baking tray with baking paper. For this portion size, a 20 x 20 tray would be
Chop the chocolate into small pieces for easy melting.
Warm up the heavy cream in a pot and add it to the chocolate over a double boiler. Stir
the mixture until completely combined.
(Tip: If you get mixture which splits easily, try using a cream with a higher fat percentage. Ofcourse, also ensure that your utensils are completely dry and that you do not overheat the chocolate.)
Pour the mixture into the baking dish and even out the top. Ideal thickness of the chocolate should be approximately 1cm. Refrigerate for 3 hours.
Once the chocolate has set, remove it from the baking paper and dust on some cocoa powder using a fine sieve. Cut into bite-sized pieces and serve.