Chocolate Soup

"This is posted for the World Tour 2005 RecipeZaar event. I haven't tried it yet, but oh my, does it ever look good! The source is Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich."
 
Chocolate Soup created by Saturn
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20mins
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ingredients

  • 5 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 loaf brioche bread, torn in pieces (or panettone, or hard butter cookies)

directions

  • In a small bowl, stir 1/2 cup milk and the flour until smooth.
  • In a saucepan bring 4 1/2 cups milk to a simmer over medium heat. Place chocolate in a small bowl, and ladle 1 cup of the simmering milk over the chocolate and whisk to dissolve it. Stir the dissolved chocolate into the simmering milk.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to milk in the saucepan, then stir in sugar, butter, and cinnamon, and return to the simmer. Cook, stirring until thick and smooth - about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and let rest about a minute. Ladle soup into warm bowls, and pass the brioche, panettone, or cookies for dunking into the soup.
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  1. Chef smiley 2
    I loved this!!! I made it with everything and used tea cookies. It was delisious!! Thanks for a great recipe.
     
  2. dstark322
    Yummy!! I used this recipe for a family chocolate Iron Chef battle. I had soup...this was thick and rich and very easy to make. I used Hawaiian bread cut in cubes to dip into the soup. Everyone loved it!
     
  3. Saturn
    Chocolate Soup Created by Saturn
  4. Saturn
    Excellent! Excellent! This deserves a standing ovation! The soup comes out creamy and wonderful. As I don't have a scale, I guessed at how much chocolate to add. I ended up adding about 3/4 cup of chopped up chocolate. It wasn't overpowering and it didn't make it too sweet. I failed to watch it close enough, so I got a few lumps from it sticking to the bottom. I also used a non-stick pot for this. I won't do that again. It seemed to stick even more-so. The lumps even tasted good to me though. Other than my errors, this recipe was perfect! We used Cornmeal Cookies #71241 to dunk in the soup. Divine!
     
  5. PanNan
    This is posted for the World Tour 2005 RecipeZaar event. I haven't tried it yet, but oh my, does it ever look good! The source is Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich.
     
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