Chocolate Dessert Superb A La Belgique Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sweet chocolate8 Ounce
 Double strength coffee7 Tablespoon
 Egg yolks1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Egg whites1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dutch process cocoa2 Tablespoon
 Mocha butter1 Tablespoon
 Cream filling1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chilled whipping cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Confectioners sugar3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3741 Calories from Fat 1758

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 198 g305.2%

Saturated Fat 110.1 g550.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1817.1 mg

Sodium 1297.3 mg54.1%

Total Carbohydrates 463 g154.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.7%

Sugars 399.6 g

Protein 61 g122.5%

Vitamin A 36.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 35.3% Iron 54.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Grease bottom of a 15x10x 1-inch jelly-roll pan; line bottom with waxed paper, allowing paper to extend about 1 inch beyond ends of pan. Grease waxed paper and set pan aside.
2. Put chocolate and coffee in the top of a double boiler. Set over simmering water until chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool.
3. Combine egg yolks, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in a large bowl; beat until very' thick.
4. Using a clean beater, beat egg whites and salt until frothy. Add 1/4 cup sugar gradually, beating well after each addition. Beat until stiff peaks are formed.
5. Blend cooled chocolate into egg yolk mixture. Gently stir in egg whites. Turn into prepared pan and spread evenly.
6. Bake at 350°F 15 minutes. Turn off oven. Remove pan after 5 minutes. Set on wire rack until cool.
7. Sift cocoa over a clean towel. Turn dessert onto towel. Carefully remove paper. If desired, let stand about 30 minutes to absorb cocoa flavor. Cover with waxed paper until ready to serve.
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