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Chocolate Grapes

Chocolate Grapes 3.000

Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post

Oct 18, 2006

You can make (and eat) these in minutes.


Servings: 3 cups
Ingredients
  • 1 pound stemmed and chilled seedless grapes
  • 4 ounces 60 percent semisweet chocolate, melted, at body temperature
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions

Wash and dry the grapes well; place in a large bowl. Line a large baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.

Add the melted chocolate to the grapes, 1 tablespoon at a time, carefully scraping down the sides of the bowl and stirring through the center of the grapes so that they are evenly coated.

As the chocolate begins to set (which will be almost immediately), place the cocoa powder in a small strainer and sift the powder, little by little, over the surface of the grapes. Gently toss or stir the grapes as you continue to sift until all of the grapes are well coated and separated. Spread the grapes on the baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the chocolate has completely set, or up to 1 day.


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Adapted from "Happy in the Kitchen," by Michel Richard (Artisan, 2006).

Tested by Joe Yonan.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per 1/2-cup serving: 147


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 6g 9%

Saturated Fat: 3g 15%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 2mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 24g 8%

Dietary Fiber: 2g 8%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 2g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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