Chocolate sugar sticks

servings 15
60 minutes

Ingredients

Chocolate sugar sticks

  • 150g of cocoa powder
  • 500ml of liquid glucose
  • 500g of ready-made white fondant icing

Garnish

  • 100g of caster sugar

Method

1
Warm the glucose and white fondant icing in a pan to 160°C and remove from the heat. Allow to rest for 2 minutes and then stir in the cocoa powder until smooth and shiny. Pour the mixture into a clean flat tray lined with cling film and allow to cool
  • 500ml of liquid glucose
  • 500g of ready-made white fondant icing
  • 150g of cocoa powder
2
When the mixture has cooled, smash it into small chunks
3
To make the sugar sticks, warm a chunk of the sugar mixture in the microwave and work on a Silpat mat until smooth and pliable
4
Pinch one end of the sugar stick and pull away from you with the other hand until the stick is 8-10cm long. Repeat until you have made about 15 sticks. Allow to cool and set on parchment paper
5
After they have set, pour the caster sugar into a small bowl and stand the chocolate sticks up in the sugar
  • 100g of caster sugar