Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Lenten Check In

Given up something for Lent?

Ash Wednesday was February 13th and I’ve already fallen off the wagon…well sort of.

Sunday is a cheat day…right?

In my book it is but half the Catholic population will dispute that.

On this particular Sunday I made ganache and at mass this morning I got a private dispensation from my parish priest who happens to love desserts more than I do.

Let’s see what the cheat is next Sunday when I go over to the parish house looking for yet another absolution.

Bon Appetit


9 ounces bitter sweet chocolate
1 Cup heavy cream
1 Tablespoon dark rum

Place the chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil.

When the cream has come to a boil, pour over the chopped chocolate, and whisk until smooth. 

Stir in the rum.