Chocolate "dirt"

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Elanas Pantry

This chocolate "dirt" is perfect for dusting cakes and cupcakes. It's made from one simple ingredient --dark chocolate chips and super easy to prepare. I recently used this dirt to dust the Whipped Cream Frosting on my Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes.

Top Review by Roxanne J.R.

I do this a lot with milk chocolate when making Chocolate Truffles With Liqueur (recipe #17701.) It's makes such an easy and beauitful coating. I have also used this to dust on cakes and cupcakes as suggested in the recipe introduction.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 14 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Place chips in a coffee grinder.
  2. Grind until the texture of coarse sand.
  3. Serve over cream, berries or cupcakes.

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