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Sunday, June 20, 2021
This creamy Portuguese Maria biscuits chocolate cake recipe (receita de bolo de bolacha Maria e chocolate) is easy to make and very delicious.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
8 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Maria Biscuits Chocolate Cake Recipe

Portuguese Maria Biscuits Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Mon, May 4, 2020, 17:14
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1/2 lb of unsweetened dark chocolate (about 200 gr)3 and 1/4 cups of condensed milk (about 780 ml)2 tablespoons of butter1 and 3/4 cups of heavy cream (about 410 ml)2 packets of Maria biscuits
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    1. In a saucepan, place the condensed milk, chocolate, cream and butter.
    2. Heat it stirring constantly, until it boils and it thickens.
    3. Grease a pan, with a removable bottom, approximately 20 cm in diameter, with butter.
    4. Place Maria biscuits covering the bottom of the pan.
    5. Add some of chocolate mixture on top of the biscuits.
    6. Add more biscuits and alternate with cream until you reach the top, finally finish with chocolate cream.
    7. Place in the refrigerator for 8 hours.
    8. Unmold and garnish with crushed Maria Biscuits.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: amandocozinhar.com


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