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It wouldn’t be Christmas at our place without chocolate!

This year we’ve made Christmas trees using a mix of Callebaut 811 (54% dark) and 823 (milk), both Fairtrade.  The trees were a little fiddly to make and definitely a two-person assembly job.  The moulds cost a tiny $2 from Candyland Crafts

My chocolate truffles were dipped in a dark 74% blend.  They’re looking a little rustic this year…

Finally, we’ve made plum pudding truffles by blitzing fruit cake in the food processor, then mixing it with a slosh of rum and melted dark chocolate.  The mixture was shaped into balls before dipping in tempered chocolate…

Only a few more sleeps!  I hope you’re all having a fun festive season!

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