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Peppermint Slice, Using 4 ingredients, recipes
Peppermint Slice, Using 4 ingredients, recipes
  • Makes: 2 pieces

  • Prep time:

  • Cooking time:

    needs to set in the fridge
  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

A simple chocolate treat the kids will love - this old classic will bring memories flooding back of cooking as a child yourself

Ingredients

  • 1 packet dark chocolate melts
  • 3 drops peppermint essence
  • ½ packet white chocolate melts
  • 4 drops green food colouring
 

Method

  1. Line 20cm square cake tin with baking paper or foil. Melt dark chocolate melts in a lightly heated saucepan, stirring throughout melting process. Add peppermint essence and stir.
  2. Spread half the mixture evenly over bottom of tin. Set in fridge for 5 mins.
  3. Melt white chocolate melts the same way then stir in green food colouring. Spread this over layer of dark chocolate and then refrigerate until set.
  4. Spread remaining dark chocolate over white/ green chocolate and set in fridge.
  5. Cut into pieces and store in fridge.
4 Ingredients, by Rachael Bermingham and Kim McCosker features 340 recipes. (RRP £8.99 paperback – Amazon price £5.49).

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Jude415

This does not work at all, it would have to be a giant packet of melts for 1/2 a pack to make more than a glob of chocolate, and how do you cut it once it has hardened? People would just be breaking their teeth. There would need to be some condensed milk in here to make up the volume and soften it up a bit surely...

eviljobob

1 packet... 1/2 packet... I was interested in this recipe, but maybe you could use the universal recipe writing rules and specify the weight of the ingredients. 1 packet means absolutely nothing... Is that 1/2 a 50g packet? 1/2 a 200g packet? Or is it another sized packet entirely?

chloe taylor123

can you use ordinary white and dark chocolate instead of he melts ????

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