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Nonpareils

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January 29, 2016
Photo by Scarlett Gaus
Author Notes

“Nonpareils,” which translates from French to “incomparables,” not only look sweet, but they’re also simple to make. Did I mention they’re also quite impressive when accompanied by a nonchalant tag that says “homemade”?

Seriously, that chocolate bar at the back of your pantry? It has “nonpareils” written all over it. And you’ll never even think of giving a gift of Smarties ever again. —Scarlett

  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 200 grams finest dark chocolate (I used Lindt Crémant Noir 49%)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Multicolored sprinkles, to your heart’s content
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Draw nickle-sized circles on a sheet of parchment paper and flip the paper over.
  2. Break the chocolate into pieces, then melt it with the coconut oil in a bain-marie (hot water bath).
  3. Transfer it to a piping bag with a small, round nozzle or put it in a disposable bag and snip the corner.
  4. Draw circles with the melted chocolate, filling in the circles you drew earlier from the inside out in a circular motion.
  5. Let cool and harden for a minute or two, then cover in sprinkles.
  6. Chill in a cool place, then carefully remove the buttons from the parchment. Serve with tea.

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My name is Scarlett and I live in Zurich, Switzerland (really one of the best places ever). My professional life takes place in Advertising Marketing. Five years ago, I started the blog Fork and Flower. Hundreds of recipe—from salads to desserts and back—later, I found a balance between my “proper” (read: paid) job in marketing and my passion: cooking, entertaining, styling dishes, taking pictures, and blogging. F&F has become my primary source of Inspiration and creative outlet alike.