Chocolate boule de neige (chocolate ball

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 ounces Semi-sweet chocolate
1 cup Granulated sugar
½ cup Boiling water
2 \N Sticks butter; at room temperature, each cut into 6 pieces
4 larges Eggs
1 tablespoon Cognac or rum
1 cup Heavy cream
2 tablespoons Granulated sugar
2 teaspoons Cognac or rum


Line a 5 cup charlotte mold or souffle dish with double thickness of foil.

Place chocolate, broken into pieces, and sugar into bowl of food processor fitted with steel blade -- turn on/off 4 times to get mixture started, then let machine run until chocolate is finely chopped. With machine running, add boiling water through feed tube. Let machine run until mixture is thoroughly mixed and chocolate is melted. Add butter and process to combine until butter is blended completely into chocolate. Add eggs and cognac/rum.

Let machine run 10 seconds.

Pour mixture into prepared mold; bake at 350 degrees 45-60 minutes until a thick crust has formed on top. The mixture will recede as it cools. Let cool. Wrap airtight and refrigerate. Will keep up to 2 weeks and may also be frozen.

To serve: Peel off foil (mixture will look sticky and irregular). Whip cream until thick with electric mixcr, sweeten and flavor. Fill pastry bag fitted with a medium size star tube; cover mold, bottom side down, completely with rosettes so no chocolate shows. Chill until served. Cut in small slices. Makes 8-12 servings.



From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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