How to make Date Chocolate - Ground dates balls, stuffed with roasted nuts or roasted desiccated coconut and coated with melted white and dark chocolate.

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Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Dark Chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date Chocolate Recipe

  • Dates coarsely ground roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups

  • Dark Chocolate chopped 1 cup

  • White chocolate chopped 1/2 cup

  • Almonds 1/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts 1/4 cup

  • Pistachios 1/4 cup

  • Desiccated coconut 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan and add the almonds, cashewnuts and pistachios and lightly toast them. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Heat another non-stick pan and add desiccated coconut and sugar and roast lightly.

Step 3

Coarsely powder the toasted nuts. Reserve some ground nuts for decoration.

Step 4

Sprinkle a little water on desiccated coconut mixture and sauté till the mixture turns light brown.

Step 5

Divide the ground dates into sixteen equal portions. Flatten them and stuff some portions with ground nuts and some portions with desiccated coconut mixture. Shape some into balls and others into bars.

Step 6

Melt dark chocolate and white chocolate separately.

Step 7

Coat the date balls and bars with dark chocolate. Then coat them with white chocolate and nuts and place them on a tray lined with silicon sheet. Refrigerate for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 8

Arrange on a serving plate and serve.