*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CHOCOLATE SALAMI
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Raisins
    7       oz           Semi sweet chocolate
    3       tb           Butter
    6       tb           Sugar
    3       oz           Blanched almonds
                         -finely chopped
    7       oz           Petit beurre bisquits,
                         -sweet plain, crushed
    3       tb           Mixed candied orange peel
                         -and citron, chopped
    2                    Egg yolks
 
   make simple syrup equal parts sugar and water.
   
   peel rind of orange and lemon thin,  let them boil in
   the simple syrup for 15 minutes, then put on rack in
   oven at 350° for few minutes to dry out. Soak the
   raisins in warm water 'til needed.
   
   Break up the chocolate  & place in top of double
   boiler with  butter and heat until melted, add sugar,
   almonds, bisquit crumbs, drained raisins and candied
   peel and mix well.
   
   Remove from from heat and stir in the egg yolks and
   let mixture cool almost completely.  While still a
   little warm, form mixture into a rough salami shape
   with hands, place on saran wrap, seal and refrigerate
   for several hours.  Slice thin and serve.
   
   Note:
   
   Mixture is crumbly.  Make 4 rough balls and then
   combine to make one large salami.  Form into rough
   shape, then place tightly in saran wrap, being careful
   to wrap completely, twist the ends and fold under and
   then roll the salami until it compacts and becomes
   firm.  Place in refrigerator and chill until firm,
   couple of hours or overnight.
  
 
 
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