Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert
Why I Love This Recipe
I discovered this recipe in a magazine. It is a lot of work but if you enjoy peanut butter flavored desserts it is well worth the time spent making it. Enjoy!
Ingredients You'll Need
1-1/4 cups packed dark broen sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream - divided
3 egg yolks
1-1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
6 tablespoons butter - softened
1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons butter
4 teaspoons dark corn syrup
12 squares 1 ounce each bittersweet chocolate - chopped
1/4 cup coarsly chopped dry roasted peanuts
In a small saucepan combine the brown sugar, 1/2 cup cream and yolks.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160 deg. and is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until thickened.
Line an 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pan with plastic wrap; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream peanut butter and butter until light and fluffy.
Add brown sugar mixture; beat until smooth.
In a small bowl beat remaining cream until stiff peaks form.
Fold into peanut butter mixture. Spoon into pan. Cover and refrigerate.
For the glaze; in a large heavy saucepan, bring the cream, butter and corn syrup to a boil, stirring frequently.
remove from heat; add chocolate, whisk until smooth, set aside 1/3 cup glaze to cool.
Place remaining glaze in a microwave safe bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Spread cooled glaze over loaf, cover and freeze overnight.
Using plastic wrap , lift loaf out of pan.
Place chocolate side down on a wire rack in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1 in. pan.
Discard plastic wrap.
In microwave, warm refrigerated glaze, stir until smooth.
Pour ovre loaf using spatula to completely cover top and sides.
Sprinkle with peanuts, freeze until set.