Posted on July 3, 2011 - by

An Excellent Weekend for Eating

We’ve had a lot of company this weekend and company means cooking. I’ll save the Screw the Roux Stew for another day, and also Joe’s pulled pork recipe and the amazing fourth of July birthday cake with whipped cream and three kinds of berries. Because you only have one day left and so you need something fast, and probably preferable chocolate!

My friend Linda Juliani gave me this recipe and I’ve made it many times. It’s perfectly fast and easy and yet has all the advantages of a homemade dessert, hot out of the oven. With no further ado, I give you:


Melt one stick of butter and 3 squares of unsweetened chocolate together. (Linda uses the microwave–just be sure to cover the bowl as it will splatter. I use the old-fashioned pan on a stove method.) Add to the bowl 1 and 1/4 cups sugar and 4 tablespoons flour and a dash of salt. Mix. Then add 3 beaten eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour the batter into a greased 9 inch pie plate and bake at 350 degrees fro 20-25 minutes.

Serve warm with ice cream.

And just in case you feel your arteries clogging as you read the above, look at what I just this moment found in our garden–lovely and healthy and green!

Happy Fourth of July one and all!


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