In the evening, after dinner, my husband likes to fix himself a cup of coffee, and sit on his sofa to watch a movie. He also likes to eat “a betthupfer” ( evening treat) while watching his movie. It can be an ice-cream, a dessert that I made, a chocolate bar, or even a bag of those miniature candy bars ( Milkie way, Twix, Almond joy).
As I was scrolling through the internet in search of ideas for my cooking classes, I came across the Almond Joy, or Bounty recipe. It looked so easy that, of course, i could not pass it. So Here it is:
For About 30 small bounty:
- 1 can of condensed Milk
- 300 gr. of coconut flakes
- Chocolate Chips
- In a large bowl mix the coconut flakes and the condensed milk, and mix well.
- With a small spoon, pick a tablespoon of that mixture and mold it into a small oval that you will place on the silpat that you would have placed on a large perforated sheet. Continue until all has been used.
- Place them into the freezer to freeze for a minimum of an hour.
- When the coconut is hard, place the chocolate into a microwable bowl and cook it for 90 seconds. Stir with a fork. If needed, cook for another 30 seconds or until the chocolate is liquid.
- Place a coconut oval onto a fork and dip it into the melted chocolate. Place the chocolate covered coconut onto the silpat again. Place the tray back into the freezer so that the chocolate will cure.
- With a pastry brush, “paint” the inside of the mold of your choice. I used two trays: the oval tray and the pop tray. Place the tray into the fridge, or freezer to cure the chocolate.
- Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Mix together the coconut flakes and the condensed milk and fill the cavities of the tray.
- Place the tray back into the freezer. Let it rest for 30 minutes to an hour or until the coconut is frozen.
- With the pastry brush, brush the top of the coconut, and voila!!!
- Cheap Home-made Bounty. Yummm!!! You try!
Bon Appetit and Happy Cooking!!!