chocolate salami

Chocolate Salami Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-Free Friendly

This delightful chocolate salami recipe has a funny name, because each slice is specked with the nuts and graham crackers and looks as funky as salami. No problem making the chocolate salami gluten-free! No need to slice all the chocolate salami rolls right away, leave the unused logs in the freezer or refrigerator until ready to use: They keep very well. Vegan and gluten-free friendly to boot!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 cup natural margarine spread (health food stores)
  • 3 tablespoons dark rum, bourbon, or unflavored brandy (liquor stores)
  • 2 cups best-quality semisweet chocolate chips or grated chocolate
  • ¼ cup pure cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee powder, decaf OK
  • 1 cup toasted pecans or hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
  • ½ box (7½ ounces total) unflavored graham crackers, gluten-free OK, broken by hand into small pieces

Instructions

Melt the first set of ingredients on a very low flame, stirring. Turn off the flame. Add the nuts and graham crackers and combine thoroughly. Refrigerate briefly to let the mixture firm up so it’s easier to handle. Shape into logs about 2 inches in diameter and wrap tightly in plastic, securing the ends with twisters. You will get 5 to 6 logs total. Refrigerate the logs 2 to 3 hours, until firm (or freeze the logs you will use later). Unwrap and slice ½ inch thick with a sharp serrated knife. Makes about 6 dozen slices (each log makes about a dozen slices). Keep the slices refrigerated until serving time.

Yield: Makes about 6 dozen slices.

8 replies
  1. marilyn
    marilyn says:

    the recipe ingredient list does say egg/…and it says it is a vegan recipe…but in the instructions you talk about adding an egg…
    have you made this without an egg??

    Reply
    • Lévana
      Lévana says:

      Marilyn, oh yay, great catch. I have long since eliminated the egg, and it comes out fantastic, perfect vegan treat for all. I just took out the line in the instructions, all good to go. Thank you so much!

    • Lévana
      Lévana says:

      Shari So sorry I don’t understand. I assume you mean Pessach substitutes. I used Confectioner’s sugar, available on Pessach, and brandy, also available. What’s the problem?

  2. Pessy Gansburg
    Pessy Gansburg says:

    Dear Levana,
    Just did these for Pessach substituing Matza for cookies, forthose that do gebrochts and thse that dont can do nuts of all kinds and dried fruit. It iss delightful!

    Reply
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