Chocolate Dominoes

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Chocolate domino is a fun and delicious gourmet food recipe. The chocolate dominoes are shaped in the form of the gaming pieces that make up the domino set. This edible domino set is made with dark chocolate instead of ivory, plastic or wood. It also consists of walnuts, dates, figs, oranges, orange juice, and nutmeat not only chocolate. Actually, this is the perfect casino night party dessert dish and makes an excellent business gift and thoughtful present to friends or family who love the game. To imitate the dots of dominoes use almond pieces. You can also use frosting, white mini chocolate chips. Or you can use colored sweets to make the dots and draw the lines.

High quality premium chocolate like Belgian, Swiss, French or Venezuelan chocolate is used to make chocolate dominoes. Making chocolate dominoes is a thrilling activity. It can be fun to do with kids, family, or friends. Dominoes are rectangular in shape, formed by two congruent squares from edge to edge. They are marked by a line in the middle and dots or spots, also called pips. Some domino pieces, however, are left blank. The traditional domino set consists of 28 pieces. The set is known as cards, bones, stones, tiles, spinners, or tickets. The back of the dominoes is usually left blank. If you are aiming for accuracy it is best to have a real set to copy from when making chocolate dominoes. If not, then use a picture from the Internet as guide to copy from.

A traditional set of dominoes has one unique piece for each possible combination of two squares. The left and right side divided by a line, with zero spots up to six spots. The highest value has six spots on each side. This is called a “double six” while the lowest value has no spots. They are left blank with only a thin line dividing the two squares that make up one rectangular piece.

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Ingredients
 
  • ½ cup nut meat
  • ½ cup dates
  • ½ cup English walnut meat
  • Grated rind 1 orange
  • ½ cup figs
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 square dark chocolate

 

Preparation Instructions

1. With little water, melt the chocolate in a saucepan. Mix in nut meats, figs, and dates chopped finely.

2. Add remaining ingredients to this melted chocolate. Then toss on a board sprinkled with powdered sugar.

3. Cut into domino shapes. Spread thinly with melted unsweetened chocolate. Decorate with small pieces of blanched almonds to imitate dominoes.

 

 

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