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Chocolate Bombe

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Ingredients
  Lady fingers biscuits 3 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Amber rum 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For chocolate filling
  Unsweetened chocolate squares/Semisweet chocolate pieces- 1 1/2 packets, 6-ounce each 8 Ounce (8 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (2 Sticks)
  Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 8
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
For chocolate glaze
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Line a 1 1/2-Quart bowl/ deep bowl with plastic wrap.
2. Slice each ladyfinger into two halves lengthwise and brush the inner portions with rum.
3. At the bottom of the platic wrapped bowl, arrange 6 halves of ladyfingers, cut side up. Arrange few more halves at the sides of the bowl in the same manner. Reserve rest of ladyfingers.
4. Over a double boiler, melt chocolate. Ensure that the water in the double boiler is just hot and not boiling. Keep aside.

MAKING
5. In a large bowl, combine butter, sugar and egg yolks. With a portable electric mixer , beat the ingredients until smooth and fluffy at high speed.
6. Reduce the speed and gradually beat in melted chocolate and vanilla, until well blended.
7. Transfer this prepared mixture into the lined bowl and spread uniformly on top to get a smooth finish.
8. Arrange remaining ladyfingers, cut side down, on this batter.
9. Refrigerate for upto 4 hours or overnight.

FINALIZING
10. At least 1 hour before serving, remove the refrigerated lined bowl and loosen the sides careully using a spatula.
11. Invert/ demould this onto a serving platter and peel off the plastic wrap.
12. In a medium sized dry glass bowl, combine chocolate and butter for glaze. Place over double boiler and stir till the mixture melts.
13. Spread this uniformly over the prepared ladyfingers and ensure its covered completely.
14. Refrigerate for upto 1/2 hour or till firm.

SERVING
15.Brush glazed surface gently with corn syrup and decorate with candied violets, if desired.Cut into small wedges using a pastry spade/ sharp knife and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
225 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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