Marquesa de Chocolate



For the Chocolate pudding:

For soaking the cookies (just a little bit):

For topping (optional, we ommited this):


In a heavy bottomed pan place the milk, sugar and vanilla, when warm add the previously beaten egg yolks, stirring constantly.

Apart in a water bath melt the chocolate with the butter, when melted pour in the milk mixture and continue stirring.

the cornstarch with the 3 tbs milk and add to the mixture, continue stirring until it thickens, turn down the heat and reserve.

To make the chocolate marquise, in a glass baking dish place a layer of chocolate pudding, followed by a layer of cookies (previously soaked in cold milk with rum).

layering until culminating with chocolate pudding, Garnish
to taste. Refrigerate for 8 hours or until set.