|mise en place|
bittersweet chocolate-1 pound- cut into 1 inch pieces
peppermint oil - 7 drops
white chocolate- 1 pound chips or slab, cut into 1 inch pieces
peppermint chips - 1/2 cup
On a baking sheet add parchment paper
In a double boiler melt bittersweet chocolate. When almost melted add 7 drops of peppermint oil and stir. Then pour out the dark chocolate on to the parchment paper. Move the pan and paper until the chocolate in in an even layer. Set aside.
Now melt the white chocolate in the double boiler. Add half (or 1/4 cup) of the peppermint chips to the melted white chocolate. Gently pour the white chocolate mixture over the dark chocolate oval.
Sprinkle the remaining peppermint chips over the top layer and let get hard.
Break into smaller pieces and share with your family and friends......be sure to keep some for yourself.
All of these items are easily available at King Arthur Flour - a great resource for baking
|Dark chocolate layer|
|preparing second layer in double boiler|
|add some teenage friends ( Ella and her friend Sophia)|
|maybe even some 9 year olds (Kate and her friend May)|