Chocolate filling

Chocolate filling

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 200g sugar
  • 250g butter
  • 1 pack of Vanilla sugar
  • 200g dark chocolate

Preparation:

  1. Place chopped dark chocolate in the top of a double boiler or a heatproof bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water; cook, stirring occasionally, until melted.
  2. Beat butter with vanilla sugar until almost white.
  3. Heat eggs with sugar in heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water; whisk constantly, until 70°C. (Be careful not to leave it for a second.) When warm, beat it immediately with a mixer until it cools down to 30°C.
  4. Whisk in butter, a spoon at a time.
  5. Whisk in the cool, but melted chocolate.
  6. If it’s not stiff enough, put in the fridge for 10-30 minutes before applying.