Recipe: Chocolate Salami

CHOCOLATE SALAMI

Another one to play with your mind... something that looks savoury... but is in fact sweet! This was suggested to us by one of you guys and at first we didn't believe it... after testing though... we LOVE it! We even (almost) avoiding any awkward innuendos...

Ingredients

  • 100 g salted butter
  • 100 g cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 1 handful pistachios
  • 1 handful desiccated coconut
  • 100 g fruit shortcake biscuits
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar
melt the butter

Step 1

Melt The Butter

Melt the butter gently in a pan.

whisk egg mixture

Step 2

Whisk Egg Mixture

Crack the egg into a separate bowl and dump in the sugar. Whisk the egg mixture until well combined

add the cocoa

Step 3

Add The Cocoa

Beat the cocoa into the melted butter and stir until you have a smooth paste.

combine

Step 4

Combine

Break the shortcake biscuits into small pieces, not quite as small as crumbs. Combine the chocolate and sugar eggs in the bowl and whisk again. Stir in the biscuits, nuts and coconut.

chill the mixture

Step 5

Chill The Mixture

Spread the mixture out into a long sausage shape on a sheet of clingfilm. Roll up into a sausage and push out any air bubbles. Chill in the fridge for a few hours or over night.

Remove clingfilm

Step 6

Remove Clingfilm

Remove the clingfilm and dust with icing sugar, then tie with string to make it look like a salami. Serves 12

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