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Chocolate Almond Butter

No recipe image available.Serve this wonderful chocolate almond butter with scones, croissants or toast. This delicious butter also makes a lovely homemade gift, especially when presented in ceramic containers or glass jars decorated with raffia or pretty ribbons.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 ounce semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon Amaretto liqueur
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup blanched almonds, toasted lightly and chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small metal bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water melt chocolate with sugar and Amaretto while stirring. Cool mixture to room temperature.
  2. In a bowl cream together butter, chocolate mixture, and almonds. Let the butter stand, covered, in a cool place for 1 hour to allow flavors to blend. Refrigerate unused portions.

Makes 1 cup.