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Chocolate Walnut Budino Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Walnut Budino, by , is from The Duke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Duke-Haynes
Added: Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/3 cups walnut halves, toasted (6 ounces)
4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut up
cup butter
3 eggs
cup sugar
tsp salt
tsp vanilla
3 tbsp butter

Sauce
2 tbsp all purpose flour
c. whipping cream
cup sugar
tsp salt
2/3 cup walnut halves toasted
tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9 x 11 inch round baking pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper. Grease paper and set pan aside. Place 1 1/3 cups walnuts (after toasting) in food processor and process until coarsely ground. Set aside.
Place chocolate and cup butter in the top of a double boiler (upper pan should not touch water). Cook and stir until chocolate and butter are melted and smooth. Set aside to cool slightly.
In a medium bowl, beat eggs and cup of sugar with a mixer on medium high speed for 3 minutes or until mixture is thickened and frothy. Stir in the tsp salt and the tsp vanilla. Stir in coarsely ground walnuts. Fold in chocolate mixture until just combined. Spoon into prepared pan.
Bake in a preheated oven about 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool and wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen sides and invert onto wire rack. When cool, invert onto serving plate.

Sauce:
Meanwhile, in a medium pan, melt the 3 tbsp butter. Stir in flour until combined. Stir in cream, cup of sugar, and tsp of salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Removed from heat and stir in 2/3 cup of walnuts and tsp vanilla. Cool slightly.

To serve, cut the cake into 8 wedges. Place a wedge of cake on each serving plate and spoon warm sauce over the cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*I placed vanilla ice cream on the cake and then poured the warm sauce over it delicious!

 

 

 

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