It tastes better than it looks. :)
Egg Yolks and chocolate. I only made a half recipe so it was a little bit difficult to mix.
I made this parve. I only had an hour to make this cake and after the cake was ready there was only 10 minutes to sundown on Friday (when the Jewish Sabbath starts and all appliances must be turned off.) I just did not have time to wait for the Rich Whip to defrost properly so I could whip it, even with the time saving option. I mixed it in to the hot chocolate and hoped for the best. It turned into this lovely sludge. :)
However, when I applied it to the cake it started to behave a bit better. I also over baked the cake by 5 minutes so it was a somewhere between a cookie and a cake. It still had a bit of the "feather bed" type quality so the effect it was supposed to have was not completely lost. I applied some sludge, folded it over, added some more sludge, folded again. Chocolate Shavings? As we say here in Brooklyn, "fugedaboudit!" This would definitely make an awesome passover cake.
In the end, the "sludge" really tasted like ganache. The only thing I would change is to use the 55% chocolate and not the 72% that I ended up using. It was a bit too intense and rich.
My wife's fabulous Potato Kugel. BTW, she is still planning to post something on this blog for my b-day if she can...
The reason I had so little time to make this was that I went into Manhattan to try and find greengage plums and Marion berries. No Luck! Sorry Marie, even in the big city they are hard to find. I may have to mail order. They did however have 6 different kinds of pluots.. Seeing that fellow HCB Monica seemed to have good luck with these, I decided I would go give it a go. I went with the "Mango Tango Pluots," since they are green. The "Dark Sweet Pluots" were the ones really calling me though. All of them were $3.99 a pound.