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Chocolate Ravioli with Disaronno Amaretto Sauce

What's an exceptional dessert to serve that will make your party remembered for its uniqueness? Chocolate Ravioli with Disaronno Amaretto Sauce it's a distinctive dessert that will satisfy your guests' chocolate cravings and leave them craving for more.

Who would've though pasta could go with chocolate? Well, the recipe below is a delectable combination of the two.

Here's a helpful tip in cooking ravioli. The common problem with cooking ravioli is when it breaks open, causing its contents to leak out, so make sure that you firmly seal the dough after putting the filling in.

CHOCOLATE RAVIOLI WITH AMARETTO SAUCE

FILLING:

  • 2 oz. crushed almonds
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. Ricotta
  • 2 tbsp. amaretto

Mix crushed almonds, sugar, Ricotta and amaretto. Set aside.

PASTA:

  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 lg. egg
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 lb. solid vegetable shortening

Prepare according to standard directions for making pasta.

CHOCOLATE RAVIOLI:

Cut pasta into 2 rectangles. Use one rectangle as base. Place 1 teaspoon filling onto base, spacing 1-inch apart. Cover with other rectangle. Push pasta down between mounds of filling. Cut with sharp knife and crimp edges with the tines of a fork.

To prepare: Heat solid vegetable shortening in deep fat fryer or deep skillet. When hot, cook 5-8 ravioli at a time 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Place in a casserole or chafing dish.

AMARETTO SAUCE:

  • 1/3 c. amaretto
  • 1/4 c. sugar

Sprinkle ravioli with sugar. Heat amaretto in a saucepan. Pour over ravioli. Flame and serve immediately.


Resources:

View the source for chocolate ravioli at cooks.com.

Michelle Obama bakes Amaretto cookies at turndown in Denver.

Guide to cocktails made with Disaronno Amaretto.