Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

An easy, make ahead and completely decadent delicious dessert that eveyone loves! *^*Lovingly adopted by Mom2 T, K, K & G September 2006 =)*^*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate in top of double boiler.
  2. Beat egg yolks and add to chocolate along with sugar, vanilla extract, and salt.
  3. Cool.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into chocolate mixture.
  5. Fold in pecans and whipped cream.
  6. Tear angel food cake into bite-sized pieces.
  7. Layer cake pieces and chocolate mixture in a two-quart serving bowl.
  8. Cover and chill at least five hours.


Most Helpful

This was very easy and very, very delicious! I did use a 2 qt. serving bowl but found I used less about half the angel food cake (and I made it even easier by using a bakery-bought angel food cake!) That seemed about the right amount of cake to balance the chocolate sauce as well. The pecans really added a lot to the dish but putting nice flavour and some crunch to the texture. I used really good quality chocolate and I think that would be important in this dessert. This will become one of my standards to take to a pot luck or to serve for special occasions when everyone would like a lovely rich end to their meal!

Paja January 10, 2005

I think the nutrition facts are a bit messed up... i wonder why..

#2 January 24, 2004

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