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Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding
(Mohr Im Hemd)

Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding

Ingredients (serves 6):

2-1/8 oz. butter (unsalted)
3/4 oz. powdered sugar
3 egg yolks
1-3/4 oz. white bread, diced
3-1/3 fl. oz. milk
3/4 oz. chocolate
3 egg whites
1/2 oz. granulated sugar
1-3/4 oz. hazelnuts, grated
1-3/4 oz. bread crumbs
1/2 oz. cake flour

Whip together butter and powdered sugar. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat. Moisten diced white bread with milk. Add diced bread and chocolate heated gently until liquid to butter mix. Whip egg whites and granulated sugar to an oily consistency, carefully fold the whisked egg whites into the mixture. Stir in flour, bread crumbs and grated hazelnuts.

Prepare 6 small pudding molds by buttering the insides and dusting them with bread crumbs. Pour mixture into the molds, place molds in water in a double boiler and finish puddings in a pre-heated 350 degree F oven for about 45 minutes.

Unmold puddings onto dessert plates, serve with chocolate sauce and whipped cream.


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