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Chocolate Rum Filling

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate 1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 1/2 Squares)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Rum 1 Tablespoon
  Instant coffee 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a saucepan melt chocolate; cool completely.
In a second small saucepan heat sugar and water to boiling; attach candy thermometer to pan.
Cook mixture to soft-ball stage (candy thermometer registers 240°F).
In small mixer bowl beat egg yolks with electric mixer till thick and lemon-colored.
Very gradually add hot syrup, beating constantly.
Continue beating till mixture is completely cool.
Beat in butter, 1 tablespoon at a time.
Add chocolate, rum, and coffee.
Beat till thick.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Beating
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate

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