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A cold dessert with chocolate, egg yolks and butter.


6 servings

Category: Deserts

Origin: France

Difficulty: Normal

Price: Bon marché

preps: 20 minutes

cooking: 0 minutes

temperature: 0 Celcius

Step - 1


6 oz Butter


6 oz Chocolate


4 whole Eggs

Instant Coffee

4 tbsp Instant Coffee


1 pinch Salt


3/4 cup Sugar

1 - Melt chocolate and coffee in a mixing bowl. Put the mixing bowl over hot water so that mixing is easier. Add butter gradually and beat until cream is smooth.

2 - Beat the egg yolks and sugar until it turns into a a thick yellow mixture.

3 - Beat the chocolate with the egg yolks and sugar mixture.

4 - Beat the egg whites and a pinch of salt until stiff. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar above and beat again for a couple of minutes.

5 - Serving: Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Can be served with whipped cream or custard sauce.

6 - Wine suggestion: Champagne, Sauternes, Muscat, sweet white wine (French Wine Guide).