Chocolate Truffle Loaf

Recipe by CountryLady
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups whipping cream, divided
  • 3
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 16
    ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 12
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 14
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line 8 x 4 inch (1. 5 L) loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  • Mix 1/2 cup whipping cream with egg yolks.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat chocolate, corn syrup and butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly.
  • Add egg mixture; cook 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly; cool to room temperature.
  • Beat the remaining whipping cream, icing sugar and vanilla, until stiff peaks form; gently stir in chocolate mixture until no streaks remain& pour into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate overnight (my preference) or freeze 3 hours.
  • Invert Chocolate Truffle Loaf onto serving plate; remove pan and peel off plastic wrap.
  • Serve plain, with a wee dollop of whipped cream or with raspberry sauce.
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