From James Reeson Alive and Cooking. This is a memory one as my husband attempted something like this for the kids when I was away on a weekends mothers camp, but his was a disaster. From Debbwl's suggestion I have added strawberries to the recipe but of course you could add other fruit that is in season.
- Ready In:
- 4 eggs
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (drinking chocolate powder)
- 2 tablespoons chocolate (buttons)
- 6 strawberries (sliced and fanned) (optional)
- Whisk together the eggs and drinking chocolate powder.
- Warm a non-stick pan and pour egg mixture straight in and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Sprinkle over the chocolate buttons and place under a hot grill (broiler) until the buttons and melted.
- Slice and serve.
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It was a lark of a thought that made me look for an chocolate omelette . . . and lo and behold . . . it was here. I slightly singed the chocolate on the bottom and the top . . . will use less heat both ways next time . . . added dried cranberries when I put it under the broiler . . . whew . . . it was good. Will be doing this one more and more as I'm on a heavy protein diet . . . cant do much with bread . . . and eggs just kind of get to be old hat. This will add some diversity to the menu. Thanks for posting.
Very good for breakfast or even dessert! I used Hershey Special Dark cocoa powder and put blueberry preserves inside the omelet (raspberry would be good too)...the hot oozing fruit balanced the chocolate. Step #3 didn't work for me. The chocolate chips started burning before melting and the broiler changed the texture of the omelet. Next time I would put the chocolate chips inside the omelet or just put chocolate sauce on the top. Also I will probably reduce the number of yolks to make it lighter, more like a crepe. Yum!
This is definitely something different, but it does give us chocoholics a new & interesting vehicle for our needed fix! I didn't have fresh strawberries but did have some beautiful blackberries that I used & that made a nice flavor combo! Thanks for a wonderful new keeper! [Made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe tag]