Happy Easter | Salted caramel and chocolate bark

Hello. By the time you read this we’ll either be on our way to the airport or making our way to our Easter holiday destination.

My mate Mrs Woog kindly invited us back to spend another Easter embracing soft pants and sauv blanc on New South Wales’ Central Coast.

She didn’t have to ask twice. We had a fabulous time last year.

So, I’m switching off¬†aiming to switch off from the blog until next Tuesday. You’ll still find me lurking around Instagram and Facebook as I’ll still be sharing my #everydaystyle, albeit with the aforementioned soft pants.

The #everydaystyle Friday round-up will return after the Friday public holidays.

I don’t know about you but I’m really looking forward to cooler weather and generally doing not much at all.

My book club books have been packed – as well as a palette cleanser or two – for indulging in between thought-provoking texts.

There will be chocolate, you bet there will be.

Maybe I’ll trot out this adult Easter treat. I couldn’t resist making it after seeing the Donna Hay recipe in last Sunday’s paper.

I can report that it very much is The Business.

Donna Hay Salted Caramel and Chocolate Bark

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Bark
 
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This is a simple - yet so tasty - way to combine and serve up the delish flavours of dark chocolate and salted caramel.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6-12
Ingredients
  • 500g dark chocolate (I used Lindt 70% cooking chocolate)
  • ⅔ cup store-bought caramel sauce (I used Woolworths Gold Salted Caramel Dessert Sauce)
  • sea salt (optional if already using salted caramel sauce)
Instructions
  1. Break up the chocolate into pieces and place in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
  2. When melted stir until smooth.
  3. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  4. Pour chocolate on to tray and spread out to about 5mm-thick.
  5. Place heaped teaspoon dollops of sauce in random places on top of the melted chocolate.
  6. Use a butter knife to swirl the dollops back and forth to mix it with the chocolate and to create the swirl pattern.
  7. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  8. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  9. Break into pieces.
  10. ENJOY!

Happy Easter. I hope that you get to pause a little and enjoy the company of friends and/or family.

Tell me your plans and tell me if you are a fan of chocolate and salted caramel?

 

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  • Malena

    OMG, this sounds too delicious! great receipe, thanks :)

    X Malena
    http://www.fashioncontainer.com

  • Sandie @ AppleBee Lane

    Four glorious days off with nothing to do but relax here. Enjoy your easter break and have fun on your little escape away!

  • http://www.shoppegirls.blogspot.com/ Vicki | Style On V

    Just relaxing with my girls and catching up with some family on Sunday celebrating an Uncles 70th Birthday. Love chocolate. Relaxing. Family time. Reading. Bliss. Salted caramel chocolate sounds delicious. Happy Easter Nikki. xoxo

  • Reen

    I too saw this recipe in the Sunday mag, and drooled a little. Ok, I drooled A LOT! Will have to give it a go, I think. Happy Easter and enjoy your soft pant days of leisure!

  • Lisa Mckenzie

    Indeed I am a fan of chocolate and caramel salted anything yum!
    I hope you have a lovely Easter with the Woogs and get to read sit in the sun and relax Nikki….enjoy!

  • http://www.prettymayhem.com/ Pearl – Pretty Mayhem

    I am definitely a fan of salted caramel and chocolate and I love how easy this recipe sounds. I hope you have a fantastic time away. I’m hoping to go apple picking this weekend weather permitting (otherwise I’ll settle for a few glasses of mulled ciders at home :)

  • http://www.smaggle.com Smaggle

    I’m going to try very hard to switch off too but I’ll working most of the weekend… just not on content! Have a gorgeous weekend love and pash Woog for me. x

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      Pash completed. Don’t work too hard x

  • http://irismaystyle.com/ Bev | Iris May Style

    After today I have four glorious day off…yes, four days in a row and I work retail. I can’t believe my luck! My long weekend will consist of family friends alcohol and chocolate xx Happy Easter!

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      That’s is a winning situation! Happy Easter Bevx

  • Samantha Keogh

    Ooh what a simple, yet indulgent and yummy recipe. This will be made Saturday night for Sunday lunch. Have a safe and happy Easter break with your family and friends. Enjoy your time off.

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      Indulgent is the word! Happy Easter to you Samantha

  • chrisatpb

    We are having a big family lunch on Friday – so looking forward to that. Might even find time to make some of that salted caramel chocolate – yum! to Nikki and family and all you lovely ladies – have a safe and happy Easter break. X

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      It’s a winner whatever day but best shared with lots of others! Happy Easter.

  • merilyn

    good for you nikki! … enjoy!
    you deserve a break with lots of swanning, quaffing and laughing!
    too decadent! … love it! … I can see detox coming up later! lol m:)X

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      Thanks Merilyn … there is always Tuesday!

  • Kathryn

    Have a wonderful trip, and Happy Easter x

    • http://www.stylingyou.com.au/ Nikki | Styling You

      Thanks Kathryn – you too!