Choco Spread

14 Dec

This morning I have one of the twins home sick.  Poor girl has torcicollo (stiff neck).  We decided to make my mother-in-law’s homemade chocolate spread to give the teachers as Christmas gifts.  I, of course, used 100% Belgian chocolate.  The recipe is:

250 grams Belgian chocolate

250 grams butter

1 can sweetened condensed milk (or 2 tubes if you live in Italy!)

Melt butter and chocolate in saucepan.  When melted and smooth stir in condensed milk.  Take off heat.  Pour into prepared jars.  Simple as that.


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14 Responses to “Choco Spread”

  1. Margaret Swain December 14, 2011 at 13:32 #

    Dollar Store container aisle, here I come.

  2. christina December 14, 2011 at 20:17 #

    are we the only 2 that comment? throw some of those babies in your suitcase…

  3. Margaret Swain December 14, 2011 at 20:54 #

    read the recipe, went to the Dollar Store, made it and am giving it to my hairdresser this afternoon. Yeah!!!!

  4. Petra Roche December 17, 2011 at 19:47 #

    can I ask what ingredient you bought at the dollar store?! Oh, I think it was for the stamps. At least I hope so. I am totally stealing this idea. My belly is grumbling just reading it. I am doing my diet again. When I quit next week I will stuff myself with this stuff.

    • Margaret Swain December 20, 2011 at 21:56 #

      I bought the mini jars at the Dollar Store 2 for $1.25

  5. Jen February 1, 2012 at 16:08 #

    Jill! That looks delicious!

    I love how simple it is too. Will have to give this a try.

    xx

    • jc February 1, 2012 at 20:57 #

      Eat on your famous popovers or crusty Italian bread. Dangerous stuff it is. x

  6. corinnepaulette August 13, 2012 at 16:11 #

    Just came across this now – bought back instant memories of my Belgian grandmother Mamite making chocopasta when we stayed with her as kids… so good. Thanks for posting the recipe 🙂

  7. Ana January 19, 2013 at 03:49 #

    This one is dangerous!

  8. Pamela December 3, 2013 at 03:07 #

    Three questions:

    1. What percentage cocoa do you recommend?

    2. Can this be stored at room temperature?

    3. How long can it be stored?

    • Pamela December 3, 2013 at 03:08 #

      For the chocolate, I meant is is semisweet, bittersweet, unsweetened?

      • Jillian In Italy December 12, 2013 at 10:52 #

        Hi Pamela, I use very good quality (Belgian) dark chocolate. I would recommend storing it in the fridge due to the fact that there is butter in in. And I think if it’s stored in the fridge it can last for quite a while (although I have a feeling it won’t last that long!). Enjoy!

      • Pamela December 12, 2013 at 13:15 #

        Thank you, Jillian.

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