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Chocolate Bavarian Charlotte With Raspberry Sauce

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Chocolate Bavarian Charlotte with Raspberry Sauce

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2013-02-02 Other
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Easy and elegant, this dessert is as impressive for a family get together as it is for a special occasion. Made the day before, it's even better.

  • Servings: 10
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hr 50 min, chill 3-4 hrs

Ingredients:

6 Large Eggs, separated, at room temperature
2½ cups Milk
¼ tsp Salt
1¼ cups Sugar, divided
1 cup Milk Chocolate Pieces or Semisweet Chocolate Chips
2 pkgs Unflavored Gelatin
¾ tsp Almond Extract
2 pkgs Ladyfingers
Raspberry Sauce:
12-oz pkg Frozen Raspberries
2 Tbsp Sugar
Garnish:
Fresh Raspberries
Shaved Milk Chocolate

Directions:

In 2 quart saucepan, beat egg yolks, milk, salt and 1/2 cup sugar until blended; add chocolate pieces and sprinkle gelatin over mixture. Stir and let stand 5 minutes. Cook over medium heat about 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture coats a spoon. Remove from heat and stir in almond extract. Let stand 10 minutes. Cover and chill 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Meanwhile spray 8" springform pan with non-stick spray and line sides and bottom of pan with ladyfingers. When chocolate mixture is chilled, beat egg whites in large bowl until soft peaks form. Beat 3/4 sugar, 1/4 cup at a time until stiff glossy peaks form. Gently fold chocolate mixture into egg whites. Pour into prepared pan, cover, and chill 3-4 hours or over night.

Raspberry Sauce:

Puree berries with sugar until smooth.

Helpful Tips:

To serve, sprinkle shaved chocolate and fresh raspberries on top of Charlotte. Garnish each slice with raspberry sauce, shaved chocolate and fresh raspberries.