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    Monster Chocolate Cashew Turtles

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    dojemi's Note:

    A new twist on an old favorite.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    turtles

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat the first heavy cream in a small sauce pan.
    2. 2
      Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.
    3. 3
      Place chocolate chips in a stainless steel bowl.
    4. 4
      Pour hot cream over chocolate and stir with a rubber spatula.
    5. 5
      Place paper muffin cups into a muffin pan. Pour ganache into paper cups ¼ inch thick.
    6. 6
      Top with toasted cashews and cool in freezer.
    7. 7
      For the caramel:.
    8. 8
      Heat the second cream in a small pan up to the boil.
    9. 9
      Shut off heat and keep warm.
    10. 10
      In a large sauce pan, combine sugar water and lemon juice and cook to a medium caramel color. Be extremely careful -- this will be 'very hot'.
    11. 11
      Remove from heat and carefully add the hot heavy cream.
    12. 12
      Stir until a smooth caramel.
    13. 13
      Caution, use a cooking vessel much larger than necessary because the hot caramel will boil up and could splatter.
    14. 14
      Allow to cool to a honey like thickness.
    15. 15
      Spoon the caramel on top of the cashews. Place back in freezer for 15 minutes.
    16. 16
      Remove paper cups and place turtles on a wire rack.
    17. 17
      Melt dark chocolate and spoon over turtles.

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    Nutritional Facts for Monster Chocolate Cashew Turtles

    Serving Size: 1 (1601 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 569.7
     
    Calories from Fat 418
    73%
    Total Fat 46.4 g
    71%
    Saturated Fat 25.8 g
    129%
    Cholesterol 51.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 116.9 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 48.2 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 7.9 g
    31%
    Sugars 30.2 g
    121%
    Protein 8.7 g
    17%

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