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Yule Log Frosting

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Yule Log Frosting is used for preparing cakes. Yule Log Frosting gets its taste from chocolate, mixed wth eggs and cream. Flavored with coffee.
Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce (Two 1 Ounce Squares)
  Semi-sweet chocolate square 1 Ounce (1 Square)
  Egg yolks 3
  Whipping cream 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Instant coffee granules 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Kahlua 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Place chocolates in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat.
Combine egg yolks and whipping cream in a heavy saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches 160°.
Remove from heat, and chill.
Combine coffee granules, sugar, and water in a large saucepan.
Bring to a boil; cook over medium heat until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°).
Beat egg yolk mixture at high speed of an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored; continue beating, slowly adding hot syrup.
Continue beating until mixture thickens and cools.
Add butter, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until smooth.
Stir in chocolate and Kahlua.
Chill 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling

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