Survey Reveals WHS Students Most Popular Holiday Treat; Recipes Included

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Written by Colette Fralen and Arianna Larson, The Woodgrove Outlander

Homemade Peppermint Bark

Ingredients:

1 ½ tsp – Vegetable Oil

½ tsp – Peppermint extract

4 oz (113 g)- Semi-sweet chocolate, high quality (1 bar baking chocolate)

8 oz (227 g) – White chocolate, high quality (2 bars baking chocolate)

3 – Candy Canes

Takes about two hours to make

Creates about four 3’ bars

Procedure:

  1. Get a 9 to 8 inch pan and cover the bottom and sides with wax paper or tin foil
  2. Take a heatproof bowl and melt one bar of white chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute, then test the consistency with a spatula. Follow up by heating the chocolate at 10 second increments until thoroughly melted, or else it will turn into crystallized sugar
  3. Once melted, stir in ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  4. With a spatula, spread the melted chocolate onto the pan in a layer about 2 cm thick
  5. Stick the layer in the fridge for 20 minutes, or in the freezer for 15 minutes
  6. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for the semi-sweet chocolate bar with a ½ teaspoon of vegetable oil, then cover melted chocolate over hardened layer of white chocolate. Repeat step 5
  7. Repeat steps 2 – 4 for the white chocolate
  8. Before the top layer hardens, crush the 3 candy canes and sprinkle on top of the chocolate, then repeat step 5
  9. You can cut up the bark to make it more presentable, but however you do it, it’ll be delicious!peppermint bark

 

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup sugar (granulated or powdered)

2/3 Cup Baking Cocoa

½ Cup Powdered milk

⅛ teaspoon salt

 

Step 1:

Pour all ingredients into a container*.

 

Step 2:

Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Shake Container to get

all ingredients incorporated.

 

Step 3: Scoop 1-2 tablespoons of hot chocolate mix into a mug and pour

boiling water in. Stir, let cool down a little, and top with whip cream. Enjoy!

 

*Make sure container has a lid for storing.

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