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                             Chocolate Snowball
 
 Recipe By     : For Women First - August, 1991
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         semi sweet chocolate
      1/2  pound         butter
    1 1/2  teaspoons     instant coffee granules
    1      cup           sugar
    2      tablespoons   sugar
    4                    eggs
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla extract
      3/4  cup           heavy cream
    1      tablespoon    brandy
 
 1. Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Line an 8 cup metal mixing bowl with a double 
 thickness of aluminum foil.
 2. Chop the chocolate, cut the butter into chunks. Combine the chopped chocolat
 e, the coffee granules and 1/2 cup water in a heavy saucepan over low heat; sti
 rring occasionally until the chocolate has melted.
 3. Stir in the butter a bit at a time until it has melted and is incorporated i
 nto the chocolate; remove from heat.
 4. With a wooden sppon beat in the eggs one at a time.
 5. Add the vanilla, pour into the prepared bowl and bake unitl a thick crust fo
 rms on top about 1 1/2 hours. Let stand until cool, cover and refigerate overni
 ght.
 6. Invert onto a serving plate, remove the bowl and peel off the foil.
 7. Whip the heavy cream with the remaining 2 Tbsp sugar and the brandy until th
 e cream holds stiff peaks.
 Spread the whipped cream over the surface.
 
 Notes: Per serving: 570 calories, 5g fat
 
 
 
 
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