Chocolate Pomegranate Candy
Chocolate and Pomegranate candy is the prefect combination for a delicious and tasty treat. When I bought my first pomegranate, I cut it in half. I threw out the seeds. I ate what was left. It was just ok. My mom told me that you are to discard everything but the seeds. The seeds are the edible part. I always bought the juice before, never thinking about the seeds.
Some people may say the forbidden fruit of the Bible was not the apple, but the pomegranate. The word “aphrodisiac” originates with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. She was credited in Greek mythology with the planting the very first pomegranate trees. Pomegranates are often associated with abundance and fertility because of their seeds. The pomegranate appears as a romantic symbol in sonnets and literature dating back centuries.
Chocolate is one, if not the most, popular foods in the world. A vast number of foods involving chocolate have been created. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes.
The following recipe combines the sweetness of pomegranate and chocolate, making a perfect marriage for your chocolate pomegranate candy. Also, the entire seed can be consumed raw,
one package of chocolate chips
1. Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl or a mini crock pot
2. Open your pomegranate by scoring it with a knife and then breaking it in half. The seeds will separate from the peel and the white pulp. . Another effective way of quickly removing the seeds is to cut the pomegranate in half, times, hold the pomegranate over a plate or bowl and smack with your hand. The seeds should eject from the pomegranate directly into the bowl, leaving only a dozen or more deeply embedded seeds to remove.
3. Pour or spoon melted chocolate into silicone mold. Fill half way.
4. Spoon a small amount of the sees into the mold.
5. Fill the molds with chocolate, covering seeds.
6. Tap the mold on a table or counter until the candy fills the molds.
7. Freeze for one hour, then pop the candy out and ENJOY!!!!