*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Chocolate Madness
 
 Recipe By     : the California Culinary Academy
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:10
 Categories    : Desserts                         Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           whipping cream
      1/2  cup           unsalted butter or margarine -- at room temperature
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate chips
    4                    egg yolks
      1/2  teaspoon      mint extract, or other flavoring -- to taste
                         mint leaves or whipped cream -- for decoration
 
 
 1. Bring cream to a boil in a small, heavy saucepan.
 
 2. Cut butter into chunks. Put butter, chocolate chips, egg yolks, and mint
 extract in bowl of food processor or blender; add hot cream. Process until
 smooth (about 30 seconds). Adjust flavoring to taste.
 
 3. Pour mixture into small dessert dishes and chill in freezer about 45 minutes,
 or in refrigerator for several hours. Decorate with mint leaves or whipped
 cream, if desired.
 
 Makes 6 servings, 1/2 cup each.
 
 * Timesaver Tip: Recipe can be prepared up to a day ahead and stored, covered,
 in refrigerator.
 
 Microwave Version: Pour cream into a glass bowl or 2-cup glass measure.
 Microwave on 100% power until tiny bubbles break the surface (2 to 3 minutes).
 Continue with step 2. Preparation time and timesaver tips same as above.
 
                    
 
 
 
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 NOTES : You'll love the silken texture of this dessert. Other flavorings can be
substituted for the mint, or it can be left out entirely.