Elide made these for our Valentine's Day celebration dessert and they were insaneeeeelllllyyyyy good. Beware, if you do not like chocolate, stay away! I like everything sweet, and even took two bites and was like "omg we need to add vanilla ice cream" its THAT chocolate-y. But seriously indulgent.
When grilling Elide on whether she ACTUALLY made this recipe up, because I can't fathom creatively and confidently mixing flavors on one's own, Elide said that the inspiration started from a recipe for cranberry green beans. According to her....that was boring! She had some almonds laying around...and then thought about another flavor profile that goes well with cranberry, and decided on orange. Cranberry orange scones are Elide's favorite scone flavor, so I guess you can think of these green beans as a healthy take on a cranberry orange scone ;). Let me know if that mindset helps you resist scones moving forward...
Hi! Okay first and foremost, these are not an Elide Original Recipe™...she was inspired by an Instagram recipe, made them for us for the Super Bowl and they were really really good, so I'm sharing.
If you're going to try one recipe before you decide if you can trust this Elide girl, or not, I'd say this is it...give it a try.