Friday, January 22, 2010

Holiday Gift Box: Chocolate Enchanted Nut Candy

Courtesy of Supreme Master Television

(For all ingredients, please use organic versions if available)
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup flax seeds
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vegan margarine
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening

Directions (to roast the nuts):
1. Add the nuts and the seeds (1 cup of walnuts, 1 cup of almonds, 1 cup of pecans, 1 cup of cashews, 1 cup of sunflower seeds, ½ cup of sesame seeds, and ½ a cup of flax seedsand
2. Roast on medium heat
3. Keep mixing them

Directions (to make the syrup):
1. Add sugar
2. Add the corn syrup (you can also use rice syrup)
3. Add the vegan margarine
4. Mix everything
5. Roast on medium heat

Directions (prepare the baking sheets):
1. Grease them with vegan margarine or any other vegetable oil

Directions (to make the nut candies or the sweets):
1. After the nuts are roasted. Pour them in a big mixing bowl
2. Add the syrup (you can take it out when it almost reaches the point of boiling and
It will resemble caramel
3. Mix everything well
4. Spread the mixture evenly on the sheet
5. Put it in the fridge for about 10 minutes

Directions (to make melted chocolate):
1. Take 2 cups of chocolate chips
2. Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable shortening
3. Melt it in a double boiler
4. Everything needs to be mixed
5. While the chocolate is melting, cut the candies or the sweets
6. Dip the pieces of candies into the melted chocolate
7. The candies are still warm so take a short intermission until they cool down