Chocolate egg yolk pudding

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 \N Squares ( 3 oz ) unsweetened chocolate
1 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Milk; scalded
5 \N Egg yolks; beaten
½ teaspoon Vanilla

This is a recipe out of META GIVEN'S MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COOKING:: I got this when I got married 50 years ago. I haven't made it in a long time. It calls for 5 egg yolks, but back then who was concerned about cholesterol? I may make it trying egg substitute. But here is the recipe.

Melt chocolate over hot water; mix sugar, flour and salt, and blend with chocolate. Stir in 1 cup of the hot milk and beat until smooth; then cook over direct heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Stir rest of hot milk slowly into beaten egg yolks; add to chocolate mixture and cook 3 minutes longer over boiling water, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Cool and serve plain or with cream. 5 servings. This is an excellent way of using left-over egg yolks. Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by vaughndell@... on Aug 19, 1997

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