Festive Fudgy Chocolate Tiffin
Regular readers of the blog will know I'm a bit obsessed with chocolate tiffin and I have a fair few recipes on the blog already (Malty Mini Egg Tiffin Bars are still my all time favourite). It's certainly not something I'd ever pass up when offered, that's for sure! Anyway I thought it was about time I gave my regular tiffin recipe a bit of a festive makeover with some shortbread, Christmas spiced fudge (from Copperpot), brazil nuts, orange zest and glace cherries. All my favourite flavours of Christmas in one bite.
I'll warn you, they are very very rich so make sure you cut the slices on the smallish size, but they are real winners in taste. These no bake tiffin bars would make an ideal sweet treat on a Christmas buffet table and I'm sure Santa wouldn't mind exchanging a few mince pies for one of these bars either.
It's just a shame one's waistline has to suffer for the privilege!
TIPS FOR MAKING THE FESTIVE CHOCOLATE TIFFIN
- If you don't like shortbread, feel free to use another type of biscuit. Ginger Nuts would be nice.
- You could try making it in a round tin if you prefer and cut it into wedges rather than bars.
- Crushed up candy canes on top would look nice if you can't find any festive sprinkles.
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FESTIVE FUDGY CHOCOLATE TIFFIN
A festive chocolate tiffin recipe with shortbread biscuits, fudge, glace cherries and Christmas sprinkles.
- 175g Shortbread, crushed
- 100g Fudge, chopped into large pieces
- 75g Glace Cherries, chopped
- 50g Brazil Nuts
- Zest of 1 Orange
- 100g Milk Chocolate
- 100g Dark Chocolate
- 100g Butter
- 2 TBSP Syrup
- 2 TSBP Cocoa Powder
- For the Topping:
- 200g Milk Chocolate
- 75g Fudge, chopped into large pieces
- 3 TBSP Christmas Sprinkles
Step 1: Line a 20cm tin with clingfilm.Step 2: Melt the milk chocolate, dark chocolate, butter, syrup and cocoa powder in the microwave.Step 3: Stir in the shortbread, fudge, cherries, nuts and orange zest then pour into the tin and press down with a spoon. Pop in the fridge whilst you get on with the topping.Step 4: Melt the milk chocolate in the microwave and pour over the base then sprinkle over the fudge and Christmas sprinkles.
Yield: 12 bars
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