Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

18 oz. White Chocolate (melted)
6 oz. Crushed Peppermint Candy (or candy
6 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate (chopped fine)
3 oz. Heavy Cream
3/4 tsp. Peppermint Extract

1. Spread half the white chocolate into a
12" by 8" rectangle on waxed paper. Chill
until firm.

2. While the white chocolate is chilling,
melt the bittersweet chocolate with the
cream and peppermint extract. Stir the
mixture until well blended, let it cool to
room temperature, then spread it on the
chilled white chocolate. Chill to set.

3. Spread the remaining white chocolate over
the set bittersweet chocolate mixture, then
top with the crushed peppermint candy.
Chill to set, then cut into desired squares.

A Christmas time must and tradition for us!!!