Tested till perfect Triple Chocolate Martinis

Triple Chocolate Martinis

A martini glass is a beautiful way to showcase this smooth and creamy three-layer chocolate mousse.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 8

Ingredients

Dark Chocolate Cream:

  • 4 oz 4ozbittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupwarm milk
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupwhipping cream

White Chocolate Cream:

  • 8 oz 8ozwhite chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupwarm milk
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupwhipping cream

Milk Chocolate Cream:

  • 12 oz 12ozmilk chocolate, chopped
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupwarm milk
  • 1-1/3 cups 1-1/3cupswhipping cream

Grand Marnier Sauce:

  • 4 4egg yolkegg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgranulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupwhipping cream
  • 2 tsp 2tspGrand Marnier, (or other orange-flavoured liqueur)
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Preparation

Dark Chocolate Cream: Place chocolate in heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water; heat, stirring occasionally, until half melted. Remove from heat; stir until completely melted. Add milk; stir until smooth.

In separate bowl, whip cream; fold into chocolate mixture. Divide among eight 1-cup (250 mL) martini or wineglasses; smooth tops. Refrigerate until set, about 40 minutes.

White Chocolate Cream: Prepare following directions for dark chocolate cream. Spoon over dark chocolate cream; smooth tops. Refrigerate until set, about 1-1/2 hours.

Milk Chocolate Cream: Prepare following directions for dark chocolate cream. Spoon over white chocolate cream; smooth tops. Refrigerate until set, about 1-1/2 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover glasses with plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Grand Marnier Sauce: In saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar; whisk in whipping cream. Cook over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, until thick enough to coat back of spoon, about 5 minutes. Strain into bowl. Stir in Grand Marnier; let cool. (Make-ahead: Place plastic wrap directly on surface and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Spoon over chocolate in glasses.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 855 pro 11g total fat 69g sat. fat 41g
carb 57g fibre 4g chol 250mg sodium 120mg

% RDI:

calcium 25 iron 14 vit A 42 vit C 2
folate 12
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