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Chocolate Bavarian

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened chocolate square 3
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold brewed coffee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Cream fresh 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Stir in gelatin, 1/2 cup of the sugar, salt, and nutmeg in top of a double boiler.
2) Add chocolate, milk, coffee, and vanilla to the mixture.
3) Heat the mixture stirring constantly over simmering water till chocolate melts. Beat the mixture till smooth.
4) In a medium-size bowl beat egg yolks.
5) Mix about 1/2 cup of the hot chocolate mixture.
6) Add the remaining in top of double boiler.
7) Cook the mixture stirring constantly over simmering water for 3 to 5 minutes.
8) Remove from heat and strain into a large bowl.
9) Chill the content until as thick as unbeaten egg white.
10) In a medium-size bowl beat egg whites till foamy and double in volume.
11) Add 1/4 cup sugar, a tablespoon at a time and beat till forms soft peaks.
12) In another bowl add cream and beat until stiff.
13) Beat in chilled chocolate-gelatin mixture until fluffy.
14) Fold in meringue and then whipped cream.

SERVING
15) Transfer into a 6-cup mold and chill for several hours or overnight until firm.
16) Unmold on a serving plate.
17) Garnish with peppermint patties on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
260 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
280 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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