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Desir De La Pompadour With English Cream

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Ingredients
  Lady fingers 30
  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Unsweetened chocolate 4 Ounce, melted and cooled (4 Squares)
  Sieved apricot jam 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted chopped almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  English cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

1. Line the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan with 10 ladyfingers. Cut 10 ladyfingers in halves, crosswise, and arrange around side of pan; set aside.
2. Beat the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl until thick. Gradually blend in the butter, beating well. Blend in the melted chocolate.
3. Spread the chocolate mixture over the layer of ladyfingers. Arrange the remaining ladyfingers over the chocolate layer. Spread a thin layer of apricot jam over the top. Sprinkle with almonds. Chill 2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Everyday

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