Introduction: Portuguese Chocolate Salami

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I grew up on this stuff. a no bake easy to make desert. There are probably as many variations as there are cooks, this is just another one, here I am experimenting with Hazelnut chocolate and a little bit of vanilla.

Step 1: Ingredients...

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4 oz Melted Butter

4 oz Unsweetened Cocoa

4 oz Powdered chocolate of your choice ( this time I am experimenting with Hazelnut chocolate)

4 Egg Yolks

Vanilla Extract/flavor

One Package (7 oz) of "Maria Cookies"

Other Stuff:

Large bowl

Whisk

Large wood spoon (not in the picture)

Step 2: Whisk Butter And...

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Whisk Butter and Sugar (I like to use brown sugar, white sugar can be used if preferred)

Whisk till you have a creamy mixture.

Add yolks one at a time, mixing well between.

Add chocolate powder, cocoa, port wine and vanilla

Mix well till all chocolate is moist.

Step 3: Crush Cookies...

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Crush cookies and mix well in.

Put on foil, shape like a salami, wrap and refrigerate a few hours or overnight for the flavors to meld. Cut slices about 1/2" thick and enjoy.

P.S. try bringing up to room temperature before eating.

Enjoy!!

Step 4:

Comments

lancashiremon101 (author)2014-02-01

my good lady wife also makes this delicious sweet however instead of egg yolks (because of risk as they're uncooked) she uses condensed milk. As I originate from Lancashire UK these look just like Bury black puddings and when we serve this to friends who have never seen this sweet they're fascinated by this.

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