2010年10月29日金曜日

in Japan? No way!

Yes way!

Chocolate crackles!!

And they're Halloween themed to boot. I had all but given up on ever being able to make chocolate crackles in Japan due to the lack of copha. Copha? Why that's solidified palm fat of course. Fabulous stuff. The more I researched it looking for a locally available substitute the queasier I was feeling- and I hadn't even over indulged on chocolate crackles yet!

But I found this recipe and wahlah- chocolate crackles. And you know, I think they taste even better than the copha-ed originals.

Or maybe that's just how I feel now I know more about copha?

Oh and aren't those the cutest spiders up there? My sous chef today was a very earnest 2 year old who carefully selected all the M&M eyes so they matched.

The recipe:

250 grams dark chocolate

4 cups rice bubbles

1 cup icing sugar

1 cup coconut

small round candy for eyes

pretzels for legs

1. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl.

2. Melt chocolate over hot water.

3. Add chocolate to dry ingredients and mix well.

4. Spoon into patty pans.

5. Refrigerate about 5 min until half set.

6. Add candy eyes and pretzel legs.

7. Return to refrigerator until set.

Try them! They're fabulous!

And apologies to wherever I got this recipe from for not linking but I looked at so many recipes while searching that I have forgotten where I got it....

4 件のコメント:

Gina さんのコメント...

I love chocolate crackles and those look absolutely delicious and cute at the same time. ; )

achan さんのコメント...

We've always made chocolate crackles on melted chocolate as my mum and I both don't like the taste of copha!

I want to make 'spiders' the snack with egg noodles, chocolate and peanut butter (of course non of that!) but I never know what noodles to buy here :(

achan さんのコメント...

more importantly, where did you get Rice Bubbles?

Katrina さんのコメント...

THANKYOU!! I have been agonising over the exact same thing for AGES! No body seems to have any idea what copha is so cant give me an approximate substitute.
I'll try your recipe for sure! so you dont actually need the copha then phew! I was gonna resort to asking my sister in Australia to send me a 'lump of oil'.eww.
they look yummy anyway!