Dark Chocolate Bark with Pomegranate

Pomegranate seeds are a great addition to, well, everything. Dark Chocolate Bark with Pomegranate is a simple, elegant dessert that makes a statement as a beautiful homemade holiday gift or the perfect finish to a meal. Pomegranate seeds twinkle like rubies and the sweet/salty combination pops in every bite.


making pomegranate bark

making pomegranate bark

Pomegranate Chocolate Bark

Course Dessert
Keyword chocolate, pomegranate
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Abbie Gellman


  • 9 ounces chocolate of choice broken into 1-inch pieces
  • bittersweet chocolate 70% cacao, or
  • milk chocolate or
  • white chocolate
  • 2/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger optional
  • ΒΌ teaspoon fine sea salt


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Microwave: Place chocolate in a bowl and microwave on high for 1 minutes. Stir until smooth and melted, heating in additional 10-second increments if necessary.
  3. Stove: Place one inch of water into a wide saute pan and place on stove. Put chocolate in a heatproof bowl and set it directly in the water. Bring the water to a simmer then turn off the burner and allow the chocolate to melt, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir 1/3 cup of pomegranate seeds, ginger, and salt into the chocolate.
  5. Pour the chocolate mixture onto the baking sheet and spread out to a rectangle. Spread remaining 1/3 cup of pomegranate seeds over the top, pressing gently into the chocolate. Optional: sprinkle ΒΌ teaspoon of coarser sea salt on top. Place baking sheet into the refrigerator and chill for at least 60 minutes.
  6. Break the bark carefully into chunks.

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pomegranate chocolate bark

pomegranate chocolate bark

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