Halloween is coming up again. I can’t believe how fast time flies! It feels like yesterday that I posted last year’s Halloween recipe (check out my cute shortbread and white chocolate ganache Ghosts here)… and soon we will start preparing for Christmas! Anyhow, this year I am going to share with you a tutorial on how to make a quick, yet spooky Ghastly Bark. My kids adore chocolate (how to blame them, right?), so you can imagine how quickly this bark disappeared in my house. I am going to make more so we can share it with the kids in the neighbourhood at the annual trick or treating event. And this time, I will make it with my children, as it is really easy and fun to make. Do you want to know how? Keep reading and have a fun, spooky Halloween! Ah… click here for more Halloween recipes!
Ghastly Bark - a fun and spooky project to make with your kids for Halloween.
- 400 gms – 14 oz. dark chocolate
- 200 gms – 7 oz. white chocolate
- Chocolate pearls
In a microwave safe bowl, melt 200 gms – 7 oz. of dark.
Line a 20 cm – 8" x 8" square baking dish with baking paper, and spread your melted dark chocolate over the surface. Refrigerate until hard.
In another microwave safe bowl, heat 135 gms – 4 ¾ oz. of white chocolate, and spread it over your first layer of chocolate. Refrigerate again until the white chocolate has hardened.
Melt the remaining dark chocolate and white chocolate in two separate bowls.
Spoon a little bit of the dark chocolate into a piping bag, and spread the rest over the hardened bark.
Spoon all of the white chocolate into a piping bag. While the final layer of chocolate is still warm, start creating ghosts by piping circles of white chocolate. Using a pointy object like a toothpick or a metal skewer, draw one end of each circle out to create a tail.
Using the dark chocolate in the piping bag, add eyes and mouths.
Cut into squares and serve.
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