About the recipe
Chocolate salami is a well known Portuguese/Italian no-bake dessert consisting of cocoa/melted chocolate, broken biscuits, butter, cream and sometimes nuts. These ingredients are melted into the chocolate and rolled into a sausage shape to replicate the look of salami.The texture of the smooth ganache combined with the crunchy biscuits and nuts are a true delight worth splurging on.
This chocolate salami is the perfect crunchy treat to snack on alongside coffee, and the best part is it’s so easy to make!
- Preparation time: 15 min
- Cooking time: 5 min
- Serves: 10 pieces
- Difficulty level: Easy
- 1/2 cups of dark Chocolate
- 1/4 cup of unsalted Butter
- 1/4 cup of Heavy Cream
- 1/2 cups of Crushed Marie Biscuit
- 1/4 cup of Sliced Walnuts
- 2 tablespoon Chopped Pistachio
- 2 tablespoon chopped Dry Strawberry
- 1/3 cup of Icing Sugar
- Zest of an Orange
- Icing Sugar to dust
Chop dark chocolates, walnuts, Marie biscuit and dry strawberries into small pieces.
Place all the ingredients ready before melting chocolate.
In a double broiler,add chopped chocolates, and stirr until chocolate is melted.
Also add in butter,sugar and cream and cook together on low constantly stirring until everything is melted and mixed thoroughly.
Also add in grated orange zest for flavour.
Now the mixture will be thick and smooth.
Stir in the biscuits, walnuts and all the other ingredients.
Then cover and place the mixture into the fridge for about 15 min .
Place the hardened mixture in the center of a large piece of parchment paper, and using the sides of the paper, shape the mixture into a log, then twist the ends and pop the whole thing in the fridge for a few hours to set completely.
Once the salami is set, unroll it and dust some icing sugar all over it, then slice and serve.
They are simply irresistible!!
Note: You can use any other type of biscuits or nuts for the fillings.