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Sweet Tomatillo Topping for Chocolate Chipotle Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy Patterson
Added: Monday, July 16, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
1/2 lb. small fresh tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and coarsely chopped
3/4 c. turbinado sugar
1/4 c. water
1 (1-inch) piece cinnamon stick

Directions:
Directions:
Makes about 1 cup. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into a 1 1/2- to 2-quart heavy saucepan with tip of a paring knife, then add pod and remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until tomatillos are very tender, about 15 minutes.
Discard cinnamon stick and vanilla pod, then purée tomatillo mixture in a blender until smooth (use caution when blending hot liquids). Cool completely, then chill, covered, until cold.

Use to top Chocolate Chipotle Cake

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes active, 1 1/2 hours including chilling

 

 

 

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