It is easy to make chocolate Christmas trees and they make great toppers for Christmas cakes, cupcakes, or desserts. The finished trees are fragile and melt easily, so I usually wear plastic gloves when handling them.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 trees
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Stir frequently, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching, until chocolate is melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

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  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spoon melted chocolate into a small resealable plastic bag and cut off a small corner.

  • Pipe Christmas tree shape onto the parchment paper and allow to harden in a cool place overnight.

  • Once the chocolate has hardened, carefully remove chocolate trees from paper and use to decorate Christmas cakes or desserts.

Cook's Note:

You can also use a piping bag with a small tip.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 6.7g; fat 3.6g; cholesterol 0.6mg; sodium 0.7mg. Full Nutrition
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