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Chocolate Pate Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, October 18, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 ounces bitter sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup cold heavy cream
1/2 cup milk
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon flavored liqueur
1/4 teaspoons cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Butter four 1/2-cup ramekins and line them with plastic wrap, allowing a 2-inch overhang. In a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, stir the chopped bitter-sweet chocolate until it is melted. Allow the chocolate to cool. in a bowl , whip the cold heavy cream until it hold firm peaks. Allow the whipped cream to come to room temperature. In a saucepan, bring the milk to a simmer. In a bowl, beat the egg yokes, and sugar, then whisk in the hot milk. Return the mixture to the saucepan and whisk over moderate heat until thickened , about 2 minutes; do not let it boil. Whisk in the flavored liqueur and the cinnamon. Stir the milk mixture into the melted chocolate and let cool. Gently fold in the whipped cream. Spoon the pate mixture into the prepared ramekins and refrigerate until very firm, at least 4 hours. Remove the chocolate pates from the ramekins, invert them onto plates and peel off the plastic wrap. Garnish or decorate any way you wish.

 

 

 

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