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Christmas Mendiant, A French Chocolate Indulgence

Mendiant is a sinfully delicious dark chocolate disk topped with different type of nuts and dried fruits. Quick and easy to put together, the mendiant is a melted dark chocolate topped with nuts of your choice such as almonds, pecans, peanuts and dried fruits.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: French
Keyword: chocolate, christmas, decadent, dried fruits, easy, edible gift, indulgence, kids activity, nuts, treat
Servings: 2 dozens
Calories: 1155kcal
Author: Mélanie


  • Cooking sheet covered
  • A small pot or bowl


  • 1 and ½ cup dark chocolate, unsweetened 200 g
  • 1 handful almond sliced, whole etc
  • 1 handful pecan whole or in pieces
  • 1 handful shredded coconut unsweetened
  • 1 handful peanut in pieces
  • 1 handful raisins, cranberries or craisins


  • Set up your ramekins with the toppings listed above or the ones of your choice.
  • Prepare a baking sheet with a parchemin paper or a baking mat.
  • Cut the chocolate in small pieces. Melt it in the microwave for 20 secondes, mix and repeat until completely melted.
  • Using a tablespoon, make small disks and sprinkle with the toppings.
  • Repeat until done.
  • Set aside in a cool place for 2 hours to allow to set.
  • Enjoy!


You can use pistachios, macadamia nuts, dried figs cut in pieces or anything you might like! 


Calories: 1155kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 91g | Saturated Fat: 47g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 32g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg