Muesli chocolate

Posted on July 16, 2009. Filed under: Baby and toddler food, Foods on the go | Tags: , |

Healthful muesli is combined with luscious chocolate to make these crunchy and nutritious rocks! Each rock brims with proteins and calcium making this a healthy alternative to sugar-laden candies that cause dental caries. What more can I say… this recipe rocks!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes. Cooking Time: 15 minutes. Makes 16 rocks.

For the muesli
¼ cup quick rolled cooking oats
¼ cup cornflakes
2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts (cashewnuts, walnuts, almonds)
1 tsp wheat bran (konda)
2 tsp chopped raisins (kismis)
2 tsp castor sugar

For the chocolate sauce¼ cup grated milk chocolate
2 tbsp grated dark chocolate

For the muesli

1.Combine the oats, cornflakes, nuts and wheat bran in a non-stick pan and lightly roast them over a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
2.Cool completely, add the raisins and sugar and mix well. Keep aside.

For the chocolate sauce
1.Combine the milk chocolate and dark chocolate in a bowl.
2.Place the bowl on top of a double boiler, taking care to see that the base of the bowl is not in contact with the water in the double boiler.
3.Once the chocolate starts melting, stir continuously till the chocolate melts completely and resembles a smooth sauce.
4.Remove from the double boiler immediately and keep on stirring till it cools but not set. Keep aside.

How to proceed
1.Add the muesli to the melted chocolate and mix gently.
2.Divide it into 16 equal portions and spoon out each into grease-proof paper cups and allow to cool.
Serve immediately.


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