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Angel Desert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sallie Morris
Added: Monday, October 5, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 angel food cake purchased at the grocery
broken into small pieces

Melt in double boiler--2 packages chocolate chips (2 -9oz)
4 T hot water

Add to chocolate--3 egg yolks beaten together with 4 T.of powedered sugar

Cool this mixture.

Whip 3 egg whites.

In another bowl whip 1 pint whipping cream

Combine egg whites, cream and then combine with chocolate mixture.

Pour over cake that has been broken into small pieces and cover the bottom of a pyrex dish (ll x 14) Add chopped pecans to cover each layer. Make two layers , adding cake, chocolate mixture and nuts to each layer.

Chill in refrigator for 24 hrs.

Serves 12 generously

Directions:
Directions:
The directions are inclusive above.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have served this a million times and it is always a hit especially with the men--and who else would we want to please. It will keep in the refrigator for a few days.

 

 

 

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