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Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites

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This pomegranate dark chocolate bites recipe is ridiculously simple and delicious.

We are talking three very simple ingredients (chocolate, pomegranates, and sea salt), minimal prep time, and maximum flavor.

Pomegranate + Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt + 5 to 8 minutes of your time = fabulous little treats!

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Why You'll Love These Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites

These are a perfect, easy treat to make for a holiday party or other festive event!

They’re also a gorgeous little dessert to make for yourself as well. They’re a great way to enjoy a healthier dessert. These bites are:

  • juicy & flavorful
  • portable
  • easy to make
  • sweet + salty

Delicious Pomegranate Recipes

Looking for other pomegranate recipes? Here are a few of my favorites:


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Tips for this Recipe

  • Make sure you use high-quality chocolate for this recipe. For this recipe, I used a Lindt dark chocolate bar
  • You can either use a muffin tin and paper muffin cups for this recipe or silicone muffin cups.
  • These bites need to be kept in the refrigerator before serving. They can also be frozen - keep them in an airtight container for up to 3 months in the freezer.
  • Here’s an easy way to remove pomegranate arils.
  • These little treats would make a great Valentine's Day gift, Christmas gift, or hostess gift!

Yield: 12 pieces

Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites

three pomegranate dark chocolate bites on a white background

These pomegranate dark chocolate bites are ridiculously simple!

Prep Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups pomegranate seeds
  • 5.25 ounces (150 grams) high-quality dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Across 12 muffin cups, sprinkle a single layer of pomegranate seeds.
  2. Melt the dark chocolate in a small bowl in the microwave. Check often to make sure it’s not burning.
  3. Add the melted dark chocolate to a piping bag or plastic bag. Snip off the end, so a small stream of chocolate can come out. 
  4. Pipe a crisscross pattern of chocolate across the pomegranate seeds. Add another layer of pomegranate seeds, then more chocolate, and then the last layer of pomegranate seeds. 
  5. Finish with a pinch of sea salt on each of the pomegranate chocolate bites.
  6. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. After removing from the fridge, serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 98Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 533mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g

How to Choose the Best Pomegranates

The best pomegranates are a dark pink to dark red color and have firm, unblemished skin. If they have soft spots, obvious bruises, or dimpled skin they are past their prime. If they are a light pink color it means they were picked before their prime and will likely be bitter.

When are Pomegranates in Season

Pomegranate season is actually quite short - it usually just lasts from September to November. However, pomegranates keep for several weeks so are often good well into January.

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Rahi

Friday 15th of January 2021

I have 100% dark chocol bar. What AltErnatives and how much quantity can i use To make it a little sweeter?

Emily

Friday 15th of January 2021

You could add a little honey, agave, or granulated sugar to make it sweeter. I've never done this method, but I'd suggest trying a tablespoon.

Hadia

Sunday 1st of January 2017

Hi Emily! I have seen your gorgeous creative recipes via Pinterest! These Pomegranate & Dark Chocolate Bites sound so good! Join our pinterest board if you like: https://www.pinterest.com/hadiascuisine/yummy-and-more/

AshN

Saturday 17th of December 2016

Do these store well in the fridge? For maybe 2 nights?

Emily Wilson

Saturday 17th of December 2016

Yes! These keep well for a few days in the fridge.

Susette B. Waller

Saturday 26th of November 2016

What a delight! Sooo good, they all blend together well. I used 72% natural dark chocolate which I already have in my pantry. Thank you for sharing.

Emily Wilson

Saturday 17th of December 2016

So glad you liked them!

Brooke

Wednesday 16th of November 2016

I made these last night and they are such a tasty and simple treat! Thanks for sharing!

Emily Wilson

Wednesday 16th of November 2016

Wonderful! I'm so glad you liked them!

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