Toffee Madness

Procedure:

Crust

  1. Sift together all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, add butter and shortening.
  2. Cut fat until it resembles cornmeal.
  3. Dissolve salt and sugar in water.
  4. Add water in the mixtures. Mix gently until water is absorbed.
  5. Place dough in rings or tartlets, cover with plastic film and place in refrigerator for at least 3-5 hours.
  6. Scale portion of dough accordingly.

Filling

  1. Heat yolks and cream over low heat in a saucepan, stirring constantly with a spatula until thick.
  2. Once thick, remove the pan from the heat and keep stirring.
  3. Add butter until well combined.
  4. Add the finely chopped chocolate until it melts. Cool mixture and set aside.
  5. Stir in coffee liqueur.
  6. Whip cream until soft peaks.
  7. Fold into the chocolate mixture.
  8. Pour chocolate mixture into the ring with crust. Chill for several hours before serving.

Makes 10 servings.