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deadfingers
12-05-2007, 05:22 PM
* Exported from MasterCook *

Dark Chocolate Truffle Custard

Recipe By : Judi [IslandGirl]
Serving Size : 8
Categories : Chocolate, Desserts, Gluten & Wheat Free, Veggie Ovo-Lacto

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 ounces unsweetened chocolate -- chopped
4 ounces heavy cream
2 ounces unsalted butter -- *see Note
2 ounces butter -- ~ 1/2 cup total
1/2 cup Sweetener, Sugar Sweetness Equivalent -- *see Note
4 whole large eggs -- beaten
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa -- sifted

Preheat oven to 300F. Panspray or butter eight 4 oz ramekins.

Over a double boiler, melt chocolate, butter and sweetener; when well melted, stir in the cocoa, then take off the heat when done but keep warm. In a separate bowl, stir eggs, cream and vanilla til well broken up (try not to beat in much air).

Stir the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture, tempering as needed.

Pour the chocolate into the ramekins (they'll be no more than half full).

Bake for 20-24 minutes in a water bath or until the center is barely set. Cool completely if made ahead; can serve warm.

Description:
"very dense very chocolate"
Copyright:
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 272 Calories; 27g Fat (84.0% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 158mg Cholesterol; 99mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 5 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Serving Ideas : Whipped Cream (no sweetening needed)

NOTES : 2007-02-07
* if all unsalted butter used, add a pinch of salt.
* I used Shugr, an erythritol based granular sweetener.
Served warm, texture is a dense & very chocolatey custard; served chilled, texture is chocolate truffle.

Casagal
12-09-2007, 01:09 PM
I made this recipe today. Yum. I used splenda as a sweetener and added in a bit more than 1/2 cup, more like 3/4 cup.
Add some fresh whipped cream to this and I'll be all set to give into my chocolate fix :)

deadfingers
12-09-2007, 02:04 PM
I made this recipe today. Yum. I used splenda as a sweetener and added in a bit more than 1/2 cup, more like 3/4 cup.
Add some fresh whipped cream to this and I'll be all set to give into my chocolate fix :)

I'm glad you liked it, I know there were a few people asking about a similar recipe so.