Easy-to-Make Chocolate Desserts
Delight Gluten Free|January/February 2020
Whether you’re looking for a treat to make for Valentine’s Day or just a chocolate fix, we’ve crafted 5 easy-to-make chocolate recipes to sweeten your day!
VANESSA WEISBROD

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows with Crushed Peanuts

YIELD: 20 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES

TOTAL TIME: 25 MINUTES

GLUTEN-FREE, EGG-FREE, SOY-FREE, RICE-FREE

1 cup crushed peanuts 1 cup milk chocolate chips 20 jumbo marshmallows 1 cup white chocolate chips

1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Place the crushed peanuts in a shallow bowl and set aside.

2. Place the milk chocolate chips in a glass bowl and microwave for 30 seconds. Stir immediately. If the chips are not fully melted, microwave for another 30 seconds and stir. Continue with 30-second intervals until the chocolate is fully melted and completely smooth.

3. Dip each of the marshmallows into the melted chocolate and fully coat. Roll each chocolate-coated marshmallow into the crushed peanuts and then place on the parchment paper to dry.

4. While the milk chocolate and peanut coated marshmallows are drying, melt the white chocolate by placing the white chocolate chips into a double boiler. Heat over medium heat and stir the chocolate constantly until completely melted and smooth.

5. Using a spoon, drizzle the white chocolate over the milk chocolate and peanut-coated marshmallows. Allow white chocolate to dry before serving.

Chocolate Pudding Cake Cups

YIELD: 10 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES

TOTAL TIME: 30 MINUTES

GLUTEN-FREE, EGG-FREE, SOY-FREE, NUT-FREE

For the Cake Layer

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

¾ cup granulated sugar

¼ cup cocoa powder

3 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup seltzer water (or gluten-free beer)

¼ cup butter, melted

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the Pudding Layer

½ cup granulated sugar

½ cup brown sugar

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