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Layered Chocolate Confections

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate 2 Ounce (2 Squares)
  Eggs 2
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped salted pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened chocolate 2 Ounce, melted and slightly cooled (2 Squares)
Directions

Chocolate Layer: Melt the butter and chocolate together; set aside to cool.
Beat eggs, sugar, and extract until thick and piled softly.
Add cooled chocolate mixture and beat until blended.
Stir in flour, then pecans.
Turn into a greased 11x7x 1 1/2-inch baking pan and spread evenly.
Bake at 350°F about 25 minutes.
Cool in pan on wire rack.
Cream Layer: Combine cream, butter, and sugar in a heavy saucepan.
Cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat until mixture reaches 236°F (soft-ball stage,).
Remove from heat; cool, undisturbed, to 110°F or just cool enough to hold pan on palm of hand.
Turn into small bowl, add brandy, and beat until mixture is smooth and creamy.
Spread on cooled chocolate layer.
Chill slightly until top is firm to the touch.
Spread melted chocolate over creamy layer.
Chill thoroughly.
Cut into 1-inch squares.
Place in bonbon cups to serve or pack in a gift box.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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