Cardamon is an elegant spice traditionally from India and Middle East, and you probably have seen in famous curries, in the popular chai masala, and in desserts!. But it can also be used together with chocolate, and it goes absolutely amazingly well! This combination is less popular because chocolate is actually no very spread in these countries where cardamon is originally from. So, be the first one to try it, and you will surprise everyone by the goodness of it!
Cardamon chocolate bites
Get a dark chocolate for baking recipes, or 70% cacao chocolate if you are from the ones that like it like that, rich concentrated cacao taste.
1 tablet baking chocolate or chocolate 70% cacao
5-6 tsp cardamon powder
Melt the chocolate and prepare a baking sheet on a flat surface. To melt the chocolate, you just need to be careful to not burn it. You can place it in the microwave and stir it every 20 seconds so it doesn't get burnt, or in a heatproof bowl inside a pan with boiling water, stirring, until it softens.
Add the cardamon powder and mix well. Taste it, and if you really like cardamon, be generous and add a little bit more...
With one spoon, pour the melted mix on the baking paper making the shape of coins while it's hot and before it starts cool down
Then, let the choco bites cool down until totally dried. It takes from 10 to 20 minutes, depending on how think they are and the temperature of the room
Take them out one by one and serve or place them in a box to store