Chocolate Peanut Bar
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Chocolate Peanut Bar

Suggestion:

  • You can add less or more sugar as per your preference.
  • The finer are the pieces of chocolate the less time it will take for melting.
  • Melt chocolate first for 1 minute only and then melt as per the requirement. With over heating chocolate will get burned.
  • The utensil to be used for melting chocolate should be clean and dry. Even one drop of water will make it difficult in melting chocolate.

Ingredients For Chocolate Peanut Bar

  • Peanuts - 1 cup (200 grams) (roasted and peeled)
  • Dark chocolate (dark compound) - 1 cup (200 grams) (pieces)
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar - 2 tbsp
  • green cardamom - 2 (peel and make powder)

How To Make Chocolate Peanut Bar

For making chocolate peanut bar, grind the peanuts finely in mixture grinder. Take out powdered peanuts in a separate bowl. Now add powdered sugar into it. For this grind the sugar finely in mixture grinder and make powdered sugar.

Mix cardamom powder in this mixture. Melt butter and add little at a time in the mixture and mix really well. We have to bind the mixture with hands (like ladoo) to make peanut bar. So add this much butter only so that it remains easy in binding the mixture. Mixture is now ready.

Now take little amount of mixture in your hands, press it gently in your hands and give a long square shape. You can also set it in a plate (like barfi) and then cut into square shape. Like wise prepare peanut bars from rest of the mixture and place them in a separate plate. After this place peanut bars in a fridge for 10 minutes so that they get set.

 

How to melt chocolate:

While melt chocolate. For this you can use either double boiler or microwave for melting chocolates. For melting chocolate in boiler, take water in one utensil and place in on flame for heating. Place another utensil over it. In this we place the chocolate pieces in this for melting. We have already discussed this recipe in molded chocolate recipe.

For melting chocolate in microwave, take chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and microwave it for 1 minute on maximum temperature. Take out the bowl and stir the chocolate with help of a spoon. If you find that chocolate is not melted properly then microwave it for 20-25 more seconds. Take out the bowl and stir again nicely. If the chocolate is having pouring consistency that means chocolate is melted completely. Microwave chocolate for 1 minute first and then for 10-20 seconds as per requirement as due to over heating chocolate will start burning.

Stir melted chocolate constantly with help of spoon so that it can be handled with bare hands. Spread a butter paper over a tray.

Peanut bars are now set. Take one peanut bar and dip it into melted chocolate. Now with help of fork, lift out the chocolate coated bar from bowl and place it in the tray with butter paper. Like wise prepare all peanut bars and place them on butter paper. Keep the peanuts bar in fridge for 10 minutes so that they get set.

Chocolate peanut bar is ready; separate it out from butter paper. If you find additional chocolate on the bar then remove it with help of a knife.

 

Wrap chocolate peanut bar:

For wrapping them, cut the wrapping papers in equal size. Make sure the chocolate bars get wrapped easily. Now take one wrapper, place the bar over it and wrap nicely. Also cover both the ends. Like wise wrap all chocolate bars.

Tasty and mouth drooling chocolate peanut bars are ready. Sore in refrigerator for upto 1 month and enjoy eating.

Suggestion:

  • You can add less or more sugar as per your preference.
  • The finer are the pieces of chocolate the less time it will take for melting.
  • Melt chocolate first for 1 minute only and then melt as per the requirement. With over heating chocolate will get burned.
  • The utensil to be used for melting chocolate should be clean and dry. Even one drop of water will make it difficult in melting chocolate.