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CHOCOLATE RUM POTS

April 7, 2011 12:40 pm 0 comments
Chocolate rum pots

Chocolate rum pots

A chocolate rum pot is a traditional dessert and an ideal cake for the Christmas or Valentine’s Day treat. Chocolates are all time favorites and exceptionally adored by one and all. One of the wonderful sweet to be prepared during birthday parties, anniversaries or special occasions!

Chocolate rum pot, cold chocolate pudding or desserts are some of the most common items seen on the menus in many restaurants and cake shops. Chocolate rum pots are based on a more traditional chocolate pudding recipe, but include rum and heavy cream for a bit more density, and are wished-for a more adult palate. Chocolate rum pots are simple to make and do not require baking; however they must be chilled in the refrigerator for at least two hours before serving.

Dark chocolate and rum are the predominant flavors in this dense and immoral cake. The flavors are devilishly rich, chocolaty, intense and divine. The chocolate rum pots can offer a unique alternative to traditional holiday desserts such as pumpkin or pecan pies. It is an extremely moist and rich cake and would surely be delight to many. The flavors are passionate, which means that only a small slice is required for one to be perfectly satisfied with. The cake must be chilled for at least 2 hours before slicing, though preferably overnight to allow the flavors to develop and reach their full potential.

Chocolate is made from plants, which means it contains many of the health benefits of dark vegetables. Research studies have shown that dark chocolate contains a large number of antioxidants (nearly 8 times the number found in strawberries). It tastes extremely good, it stimulated endorphin production which gives a feeling of pleasure and it contains serotonin which acts as an anti depressant. Chocolates also contain theobromine, caffeine and other substances which are stimulants.

Chocolate is a multifaceted food with over 300 compounds and chemicals in each bite. To really enjoy and appreciate chocolate, take the time to taste it. Professional chocolate tasters have developed a system for tasting chocolate that include assessing the appearance, smell, feel and taste of each piece. Dark chocolate has far more antioxidants than milk or white chocolate. These other two chocolates cannot make any health claims. Dark chocolate has 65 percent or higher cocoa content.

For preparing this luscious dessert, melt the chocolate in a saucepan and let it cool at room temperature for few minutes. Whisk the egg yolk and castor sugar until they become pale and fluffy. Pour the melted chocolate into the mixture with double cream and rum. Stir with a wooden spoon until thoroughly combined. Whish the egg whites in another mixing bowl till soft peaks are formed. Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture gradually mixing after each addition.

Divide the mixture equally into the individual custard pots (ramekins). Place them in the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 to 3 hours. Top with swirls of whipped cream and serve cold.

Remember that chocolate should be eaten as a delicacy as it is high in calorie hence a high fat food. Do prepare this delicacy once in a while and enjoy the exotic flavors of the Chocolate rum pots. To get the detailed recipe, do click on the link at:

http://www.vahrehvah.com/Chocolate+Rum+Pots:963

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