Monday 7 November 2011

Chocolate Crunch Nut Barfi

This recipe is so easy to put together and its a firm favorite with my family. We always make it every Diwali or on special occasions. The combination of nut, cereals and chocolate makes it delectable and you will not be able to stop at one piece.

Can I use any cereals?

Yes you can mix and match cereals to your preference, however its better to use non sugar and honey coated cereals as it will make the chocolate crunch barfi too sweet.

What nuts can I use?

You can use any nut combination of your choice as long as you keep the quantities the same.

Can I add Desiccated coconut or coconut flakes?

Yes you can add either desiccated coconut or coconut flakes to the recipe.

Can I add seeds like pumpkin seeds, flax seeds and chia seeds to the recipe?

Yes you can add any of these to the mixture. To do this just reduce the same quantity of cereal and replace with the seeds of your choice.

Can I use Dark Chocolate or White chocolate for the topping?

Yes you can use any type of chocolate as a topping.

Can I use any other type of biscuits?

Yes  you can use gingernut biscuits, malt biscuits  or coconut biscuits in the recipe.

Can I make this recipe Vegan and Gluten free?

This particular version is not vegan or gluten free but it can be converted to vegan and gluten free by using gluten free cereals and vegan chocolate.
This picture below is the gluten free version with vegan chocolate. You can see get the same look and taste as the non vegan and gluten free version.

Yield: 24 Pieces
Author: Nayna Kanabar
Chocolate Crunch Nut Barfi

Chocolate Crunch Nut Barfi

A lovely sweet made with chopped cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio nuts, cereal-corn flakes, rice crispies , cocoa and golden syrup. Topped with delicious smooth milk chocolate. Simple and easy to make using basic ingredients.
Prep time: 20 MinCook time: 10 Mininactive time: 60 MinTotal time: 1 H & 30 M


  • 125 g rich tea biscuits
  • 250 g digestive biscuits
  • 50g butter
  • 50g bowl rice crispies
  • 50g bowl cornflakes
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 250g mixed coarsely chopped nuts (almonds/pistachio /cashews)
  • 250g golden syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 300 g milk chocolate
  • 50g White chocolate for decoration


  1. Crush the biscuits and cereal and add it to a large bowl. Add chopped nuts and desiccated coconut. Mix
  2. Melt the butter in a pan, add the cocoa powder and golden syrup.
  3. Pour the syrup into biscuit, nut and cereal mixture, and mix thoroughly till everything is evenly coated.
  4. Place mixture in a greased thali, press it to pack it tightly in the thali, smoothing it out and leave to set.
  5. Melt the milk chocolate and when it is melted pour over the set barfi mixture.
  6. Melt the white chocolate separately , when it has melted fill a piping bag with the white chocolate and pipe vertical lines over the milk chocolate.
  7. Take a cocktail stick and feather the white chocolate into the milk chocolate either by drawing vertical lines or swirls.
  8. Leave to set, once set cut in slices and enjoy.


You can use any combination of cereals and nuts of choice.

You can use white chocolate or dark chocolate.

If you wish to leave out the feathering on the barfi, you can garnish with chopped nuts or rose petals or just leave with the milk chocolate topping.



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How long can I store this barfi for?

The Chocolate crunch nut barfi will last up to 2-3 weeks if kept in the fridge in an air tight container. It's best to take it out and keep at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

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  1. beautiful marble effect looks wonderful

  2. Scrumptious burfi!!! Can I have some???

  3. Wow,yummy healthy chocolates..lovely presentation!

  4. wow, I just love these ones. superb

  5. Looks so delicious n pretty ....fab

  6. That's a simple yet yummy barfi...would love to try this out sometime

  7. Yumm, barfi looks highly addictive.

  8. really delicious n nice clicks tooo

  9. Chocolate nut burfi looks yummy and mouth watering. Fabulous presentation.

  10. Ooohh.. .Looks divine and very professional!!!

  11. Chocolate nut burfi looks yummy and mouth watering. Fabulous presentation.

  12. I am going to make these barfis soon. They look absolutely delicious.

  13. love your chocolates! thanx for beingpart of the event!

  14. Hi. What is meant by “1/2 bowl”? How do you quantify “bowl”? Thanks

    1. I have changed the measurement to grams. Hope this helps.


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