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French Silk Dessert

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  Basic pastry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 3 Ounce, melted and cooled (Three 1 Ounce Squares)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chocolate curls 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Roll pastry out on floured surface to 18x10-inch rectangle.
Cut in four 9x5-inch rectangles; transfer to baking sheet.
Prick each with a fork.
Bake in 375° oven for 10 to 12 minutes; cool thoroughly.
In small mixer bowl, cream butter; gradually add sugar, creaming till light.
Blend in chocolate and vanilla.
Add eggs one at a time, beating 3 minutes after each addition, using medium speed of electric mixer.
Chill 1 to 1 1/2 hours or till thickened to spreading consistency.
Layer pastry and filling, starting and ending with pastry.
Chill again, if desired.
To serve, whip cream; spoon atop dessert.
Top with chocolate.
Cut with electric knife.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3556 Calories from Fat 2194

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 250 g384.8%

Saturated Fat 149.5 g747.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1163 mg387.7%

Sodium 318.8 mg13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 310 g103.3%

Dietary Fiber 18.2 g72.9%

Sugars 241.4 g

Protein 45 g90.7%

Vitamin A 99% Vitamin C

Calcium 27.5% Iron 97.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


French Silk Dessert Recipe