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Chocolate Pillows

Chocolate Pillows recipe

The countdown to Valentine’s Day is on! We may be just 48 hours away from the most romantic day of the year, but that doesn’t mean those who are menu-less (or Valentine-less) need to panic. I’ve got dessert covered with this quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Pillows topped with a sweet and tangy cherry port sauce.

Chocolate Pillows recipe

These crispy wonton pockets are filled with bittersweet chocolate then deep-fried to golden brown perfection. Have a fear of frying? Kick those concerns to the curb with my essential deep-frying do’s and don’ts:

  • DO use a deep-fry thermometer to accurately gauge the temperature of the oil and to know the optimum moment when to add foods to the oil
  • DON’T overcrowd the pan with food items or you’ll risk dropping the temperature of the oil so much that the foods won’t cook fast enough (Result: soggy fried foods)
  • DO choose an oil with a high enough smoke point, such as canola oil or vegetable oil, and avoid extra-virgin olive oil
  • DON’T leave any water near or around the pot of boiling oil or, if the two meet, you’ll end up with a spitting, splattering pot of hot oil
  • DO have a paper towel-lined plate ready to transfer the fried items onto after they’ve been cooked

Chocolate Pillows recipe

Chocolate Pillows recipe

Chocolate Pillows recipe

Chocolate Pillows recipe

Ready to woo your Valentine with these hot, crispy, chocolate-stuffed sweets? Gather your ingredients and bring the oil to a boil for quick-fix Chocolate Pillows.

- Kelly Senyei, Just a Taste

8 Responses to “ Chocolate Pillows ”

  1. Look delshous!

  2. These are so easy and anyone can make them. I am not a big fan of wine but I think these are very tasty.

  3. so where is the recipe..only see the sauce
    what are the layers under the chocolate what kind how much chocolate

  4. Yummmm. The cherry-port sauce is a great complement to the chocolate pillows! Great name, by the way. :)

  5. These look amazing!

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