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No-Bake Strawberry and Almond Chocolate Bites

Made of a handful of ingredients, these no-bake chocolate bites are super delicious, crunchy and so addictive. Ideal for summer time when you don't want to use the oven. You'll also love our dark chocolate truffles, another quickly made sweets!

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Use only high-quality ingredient in this recipe

This recipe requires only a few ingredients, so be sure they're of a high quality. You'll need:

  • DARK CHOCOLATE: For this recipe use any quality dark chocolate you can find in your local food store. (Baker's chocolateLindt, Ghirardelli, Guittard, Valrhona). Just be sure to chop it, which will help to melt quickly and easily.

  • ALMOND FLAKES: It takes only 2-3 minute in the oven to toast them which makes them crunchy and super delicious. Shop them online!

  • FREEZE-DRIED STRAWBERRIES: Freeze-dried strawberries are dehydrated strawberries, which has the same flavour as the fresh one. But these are crisp and ideal for adding to desserts as well as decorating them.

  • VANILLA BEAN PASTE: Just a half of teaspoon will be enough. Use vanilla extract instead or just skip this ingredient.

  • GRATED LEMON ZEST (from organic lemons) Freshly grated lemon zest is always a great addition to any dessert. These adds refreshing aroma to these chocolate bites.

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Why you'll love freeze-dried strawberries

What makes these bites super special are freeze-dried strawberries which adds sourness and complement great with chocolate and toasted almonds. 

Freeze-dried strawberries are dehydrated strawberries, which has the same flavour as the fresh one. But these are crisp and ideal for adding to desserts as well as decorating them.

These strawberries are available any time of the year and have an intense strawberry flavour. Get freeze-dried strawberries from your local health food store (they are sold into 25g or 35g sachets). Once the package is open, keep it tightly sealed as they easily become soft. These are great for adding to your pudding or yogurt!

3 steps for making these delicious choco bites

  1. MELTING CHOCOLATE: The easiest way to melt the chocolate is to place broken bar to the heatproof bowl, then place it on a saucepan filled with some water, then heat and stir until it's completely melted.

  2. ADDING THE REST OF INGREDIENTS: Stir in dried raspberries, toasted almond flakes and vanilla bean paste.

  3. SHAPING BITES: Using a teaspoon scoop the mixture and drop on a plate lined with aluminium foil. Leave to set.

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No-Bake Strawberry and Almond Chocolate Bites

SERVES: 16 choco bites
COOKS IN: 15 minutes
LEVEL: Super easy



  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/320°F and line with baking paper. Spread flaked almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 4-5 minutes, stirring a few time. The almonds should be golden brown. Remove from the sheet into a glass bowl to cool.

  2. Place broken chocolate into a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of gently simmering water. Stir using a silicon spatula until the chocolate is completely melted.

  3. Add vanilla bean paste, toasted flaked almonds and stir through. Add freeze-dried strawberries and stir until incorporated.

  4. Scoop the mixture and place mounds on a large plate or tray lined with aluminium foil. Leave to set.

CATEGORIES: Truffles & Candy, No-Bake Desserts
Chocolate, Almond

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