Prep time: 15 mins + 1 1/2 hrs setting time
Cook time: 15 mins
3/4 cup flaked almonds
1 cup caster sugar
100g dark chocolate
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Spread almonds over a separate baking tray. Bake for 2-3 mins or until toasted. Remove from oven.
2. Place sugar in a medium frying pan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occassionally, for 5-6 mins or until sugar melts and caramelises. Remove from heat. Add almonds and butter and stir to combine. Pour evenly over the lined tray. Set aside for 30 mins or until cooled completely.
3. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir with a metal spoon until chocolate melts.
4. Turn almond brittle over. Spread the chocolate evenly over the base. Set aside for 1 hr or until chocolate sets. Use a large sharp knife to cut into large shards.
Source: Coles magazine