714- Desert Roses / وردة الصحراء

Desert Roses are chocolate-cornflakes mounds named after a rosette formations of crystal clusters found in the desert. Originally, this is a French dessert but adopted by many people in Morocco. It is an easy and economical recipe that does not require any baking or cooking skills. Also, it makes a great afternoon activity with kids!

Ingredients

170 grams (6 oz.) of corn flakes
150 grams (5 oz.) dark chocolate
100 grams (7 tablespoons) unsalted butter
50 grams of powdered sugar

Directions

1- Place the dark chocolate and butter in a large bowl.


2- Melt using the microwave in 30 seconds shots and mix in between, until the chocolate has melted.


3- Add powdered sugar and mix using a spatula.


4- Add the corn flakes.


5- Continue mixing until all ingredients are well integrated.


6- Using two spoons, put small mounds of the chocolate mixture on a baking pan covered with parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.