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Southern Sweet Chocolate Ambrosia Recipe

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1 4 oz. pkg. sweet chocolate
1/4 cup butter
1 14 1/2 oz can evaporated milk
1 1/2 cup sugar
3 tbl cornstarch
1/8 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 1/3 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Melt chocolate and butter in saucepan. Remove from heat and gradually blend in evaporated milk.

Mix sugar, cornstarch & salt. Beat in eggs & vanilla. Gradually blend in chocolate mixture. Pour in greased 8" square pan.

Combine coconut & nuts. Sprinkle on top. Bake at 375o (350o for a glass dish) oven for 45 -55 min.
Remove from oven before it sets - sets while cooling. Serve with ice cream.




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