July 13, 2006

Bring an easy dessert to the table

Yummy Pie

I found this off the Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry website. There are a lot of great recipes on this site you all might want to take a look at. All the recipes are fast and easy to follow.

There are a lot of recipes for entertaining a large group of people also, perfect for summer parties.

Chocolate Torte
1/2 pkg. Pepperidge Farm Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet)
1 lb. semi-sweet chocolate , cut up
1 cup heavy cream
1 egg yolk
1 pt. raspberries OR Strawberries

THAW pastry sheet at room temperature 30 min. Preheat oven to 425°F.

UNFOLD pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 12" square. Cut off corners to make a circle. Press pastry into 9-inch springform pan. Prick pastry thoroughly with fork.

BAKE for 20 min. or until golden. Cool in pan on wire rack.

PLACE chocolate and cream in saucepan. Heat and stir until chocolate softens. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Add some chocolate mixture into egg yolk and stir well. Return egg mixture to remaining chocolate mixture and stir well. Cook and stir 1 min. Pour mixture into pastry crust. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hr.

GARNISH with raspberries.

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