Aug 8, 2015

Easy Chocolate Bark Recipe - Chocolate Bark with Nuts & Dried Fruits Toppings

Chocolate Bark, a easy and quick desert you can make..It is nothing but melted chocolate topped with nuts and dried fruits..This is such a versatile recipe. You ca adjust it and modify it as per your likings. You can use any of your favourite chocolates, any of your favourite toppings..

Some of the topping ideas for these bars are

Crunchy Toppings:
Almonds ,Walnuts ,Macadamia nuts ,Pecans ,Peanuts,Pistachios,Cashews, Pine nuts

Chewy Toppings: 
Dried figs ,Dried apricots ,Dried cherries ,Dried cranberries 
Dried mangoes ,Raisins ,Mini marshmallows ,Candied orange peel,Crystallized ginger

Exotic ingredients to sprinkle over:
Red pepper flakes ,Flaky sea salt ,Crushed cardamom seeds,Toasted fennel seeds,Peppermints ,Toffee,Toasted coconut flakes 

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Makes: 12 barks


Chocolate Chips - 1 cup ( I used semi sweet)
Nuts - 1/2 cup ( i used cashews, chironji, pista, pumpkin seeds)
Dried Fruits - 3 tblspn ( i used tutti fruitti and sultanas)


Melt chocolate in a dry bowl over a pan of simmering water gently.

once melted, pour it in a parchment paper and spread evenly.

Sprinkle nuts and dried fruits. Set it in fridge till it is set.

Cut into barks and serve.

Store it in fridge always.

Take your favourite nuts and dried fruits

i used cashews, pumpkin seeds, pistachios and chironji

roast them for few mins and set aside to cool down

Take your favourite chocolate chips..You can use dark, white, semi sweet or milk

melt them gently over a pan of simmering water

look it has started to melt down

now it is melted and smooth

lay a nonstick or parchment paper

spoon the chocolate mix over this

spread it evenly using a spatula

spread out thinly

sprinkle the nuts

top with dried fruits

press lightly

set it fridge till it sets

peel from the parchment

cut into barks



  1. Any alternative for parchment paper or where can we get this

  2. Hi Aarthy,

    I am such a fan of your recipes...Great going..

    Please tell me which is the brand of this chocolate chips..
    And yes..Same pinch...I too am a chocoholic...

  3. Hi Aarthy,

    I am a great fan of your recipes and the way you describe each step pictorially.It really helps a lot...Great going..

    Please tell me the brand of chocolate chips used in this recipe...

    And a same pinch ..I too am a chocoholic... :)

  4. @Anonymousi used kirkland semi sweet chocolate chips


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