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Chocolate Blancmange

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  Cornflour 4 Tablespoon (60 Milliliter, Cornstarch)
  Cocoa powder 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Castor sugar 2 Teaspoon (Use Superfine Type)
  Milk 1 Pint (2 1/2 Cups / 575 Milliliter)
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon (Extract)
  Butter 4 Ounce (1/2 Cup / 100 Gram)
  Chocolate swiss roll/Devil's food cake, sliced 12 Small (Mini Size)
  Canned pears 14 Ounce, drained (400 Gram)
  Double cream 5 Fluid Ounce, whipped (2/3 Cup / 150 Milliliter)

In a large bowl blend together the cornflour (cornstarch), cocoa powder and sugar. Gradually stir in the milk with the vanilla essence (extract). Cook uncovered for 3 minutes, then stir and cook for a further 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the butter. Cool slightly.
Press the sliced Swiss roll or devil's food cake against the sides of four individual glass dishes. Chop the drained pears and spoon them into the centre. Pour on the blancmange and cover with cling film (plastic wrap) to prevent a skin forming.
Place the dish in the refrigerator to set. Remove the cling film and decorate with the whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5148 Calories from Fat 2303

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 258 g397.5%

Saturated Fat 99.6 g498.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 891.8 mg297.3%

Sodium 1611.9 mg67.2%

Total Carbohydrates 691 g230.2%

Dietary Fiber 40.6 g162.4%

Sugars 406.3 g

Protein 61 g121.4%

Vitamin A 66.7% Vitamin C 6.1%

Calcium 91.7% Iron 179.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Blancmange Recipe