Chocolate Peppermint Snowflakes

What a fun and festive variation on traditional Peppermint Bark. I found this silicone Wilton Snowflake mold on Amazon.

Recipe: adapted from Baked by Rachel

10 oz. dark chocolate

10 oz. white chocolate

6 peppermint candy canes

1/2 t. peppermint flavor

Yield: 24 Snowflakes

Place candy canes in a zip lock bag. Using a hammer or mallet and a cutting board, smash the canes into small pieces, but do not pulverize.

Melt dark chocolate using the tempering method (see video below).

Stir 1/4 teaspoon peppermint flavor into the tempered chocolate. Using a small spoon, fill the silicone molds. I found it helpful to pour the chocolate into the center of the snowflake and with the aid of a toothpick, spread the chocolate into the cavities. Work quickly before the chocolate hardens.

Repeat this process using the white chocolate and adding 1/4 t. peppermint flavor after tempering. Pour the white chocolate over the dark and sprinkle the crushed candy canes on top.

Tempered chocolate hardens quickly without refrigeration. Pop the snowflakes out of the mold and store at room temperature.

How to Temper Chocolate

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