Christmas Rose Petal-White Chocolate Bark

This chocolate bark makes for a pretty and edible Christmas gift to friends and family. Package into cellophane bags or small white boxes, sprinkle with some more rose petals and tie with ribbon!

Ingredients:
400g chopped white chocolate
2 tbsp rose petals
2 tbsp pistachios, chopped
2 tbsp fresh pomegranate seeds

Method:
Line a 30cm baking sheet with baking paper.
Melt chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, stirring constantly so it doesn’t seize.
Pour chocolate onto the prepared tray and spread evenly using a spatula to create a rectangle. Heat the spatula with boiling water to to smooth out any bumps.
Sprinkle the top evenly with petals, pistachios and pomegranates. Press topping gently so it sets into chocolate. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes.
Break into pieces and package into cellophane bags to give to friends over Christmas.

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