How do you make almond bark from scratch?

How do you make almond bark from scratch?

Directions

  1. Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside. Put chopped almonds In a skillet. ...
  2. In a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate chips and shortening until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 the toasted almonds. Spread onto the prepared baking pan.

What can I use in place of chocolate almond bark?

While they does not have the brand name of almond bark, the chips can be used similarly, as they also melt easily and harden to produce a smooth coating. Substitute the chips for the bark in a 1:1 ratio, so a 1/2-cup of chips would be the equivalent of a 1/2-cup of almond bark. Click to see full answer.

Does chocolate almond bark Harden?

It can come in different flavors, including vanilla and chocolate, but it does not contain any real chocolate. It is more of a confectionary coating. Almond bark is used to dip strawberries and other fruits and nuts. It melts very easily when it is heated, and it can harden to cover these foods.

Can I use almond bark in a chocolate fountain?

Once the almond bark is melted, add a couple tablespoons of almond oil to the liquid. It will not impact the flavor, but will thin the bark so the fountain can operate properly. ... Pour the melted chocolate into the fountain, per the fountain's directions. The almond bark should sheet over the tiers of the fountain.

Can you use regular chocolate chips in a chocolate fountain?

Yes, you can use any chocolate in a chocolate fountain, but it has to be formulated to have a lower viscosity, or in simpler terms make it runnier. If you add melted chocolate to a fountain without thinning it out, it will clog your machine.

Can you melt almond bark?

You can melt almond bark in a microwave. Set the microwave on 50-percent power and stir the melting almond bark every 20 to 30 seconds to ensure it doesn't burn.