Milk and Dark Chocolate Rochers with Caramel Sugar and Sea Salt

Milk and Dark Chocolate Rochers with Caramel Sugar and Sea Salt

If you’re looking for a delicious homemade treat or candy to give to family and friends over the holidays, these almond rochers are for you! I’ve been looking forward to sharing these with you for a few weeks now.

They look complicated and fancy, but they are so amazingly easy and straight-forward! I promise.

Plus, they only require less than five ingredients: melted dark chocolate and milk chocolate, flaky sea salt, sugar, and dry toasted slivered almonds.

Milk and Dark Chocolate Rochers with Caramel Sugar and Sea Salt

I’m particularly excited about this caramel sugar situation that is happening, but I’ll talk more about that in just a bit.

What exactly are rochers though? (Pronounced: RO-SHAY). Well, rocher is actually just a fancy French word for ‘boulder’ (can you sort of see the resemblance?), and can actually refer to any number of desserts.

I first became familiar with rochers when I worked on the pastry station in a restaurant after culinary school. We would make tons of these little chocolate treats to serve to guests as complimentary petit fours, and I was always amazed by their simplicity.

I mean, melted chocolate and slivered almonds? It can’t get much easier than that.

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