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Chocolate After Eight Mint Marquise

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Barry shows you how to make a simple, yet rich and filling mousse style chocolate marquise
Ingredients
  Double cream 450 Milliliter
  Egg yolks 6
  After eights chocolate 200 Gram, slice the sides of bar
  Sugar 150 Gram, divided
  Unsalted butter 150 Gram
  Chocolate 300 Gram, broken (good quality)
  Cocoa powder 6 Tablespoon
  Mint essence/Orange essence 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, cream together half of sugar and butter.
2. Add in the cocoa powder and whisk with a spatula. Set aside.
3. In another bowl, add in the remaining sugar and egg yolk. Blend well until both are combined for 5 minutes.
4. In a large bowl, pour in the double cream and whisk until forms a peak.
5. In a bowl, place the chocolate and microwave for 2 minutes, stirring at every 30 seconds.
6. Pour the mixture into the cocoa powder mixture. Thoroughly combine the mixture.
7. Pour in the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture in 2 batches and fold gently.
8. Add in the mint essence and fold again all the ingredients.
9. Add in the cream mixture to the chocolate mixture and stir well with a wooden spoon.
10. Line a loaf pan with saran wrap and pour in the small amount of chocolate mixture and spread well. Top with a layer of after eights chocolate, followed by chocolate mixture. Repeat the process until pan is filled, end with chocolate mixture.
11. Refrigerate for 2 hours to overnight.

SERVING
12. Slice the mint marquise and serve for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
English
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Fiber
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
10
This is a naughty little chocolate recipe! Barry from The Virgin Kitchen shows you how to make a simple, yet rich and filling mousse style chocolate marquise. The sight of those indulgent chocolate slabs is already making me salivate. The end product looks incredible and I can't wait to try this recipe this weekend.

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