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Chocolate Pate with Cranberry Coulis

Chocolate Pate with Cranberry Coulis is a terrific choice when you are looking for a dessert that is delicious, beautiful and different.

Chocolate Pate with Cranberry Coulis
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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    10
    servings
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Ingredients

  • CRANBERRY COULIS:
  • 1 1/2 cups OCEAN SPRAY® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
  • 3/4 cup OCEAN SPRAY® Cranberry Juice Cocktail
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • PATE:
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream

Instructions

FOR CRANBERRY COULIS:
PLACE
cranberry sauce, cranberry juice cocktail and lime juice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate. Makes 1 3/4 cups.

FOR PATE:
LINE
8 x 4-inch baking pan with plastic wrap. Combine 1/4 cup whipping cream and egg yolk in small bowl.

COMBINE morsels, corn syrup and butter in heavy-duty medium saucepan. Melt over lowest possible heat. When morsels begin to melt, remove from heat; stir. Return to heat for a few seconds at a time, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Add cream mixture to saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat for 1 minute. Let cool to room temperature.

BEAT remaining cream and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold chocolate mixture into the whipped cream. Pour into prepared pan. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight or freeze 3 hours.

TO SERVE, spoon Cranberry Coulis on a dessert plate. Place a slice of Chocolate Pate on plate. Garnish with whipped cream.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.