Chocolate Bulgur Bavarian

  • 1 pkg. (1 tbsp.) gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 1/2 cups #2 coarse or #3 coarse cooked bulgur
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (whipped)
  1. Blend in saucepan gelatin and water. Blend together cocoa and sugar. Add to gelatin mixture. Stir in milk. Heat until gelatin and sugar dissolve, stirring frequently. Do not boil. Remove from heat and add bulgur and vanilla. Chill until thick but not firm. Fold in heavy cream. Turn into mold which has been rinsed with cold water. Chill until firm. Unmold and garnish, if desired, with whipped cream, and a few candied cherries.
  2. To cook bulgur: Add 3/4 cup dry bulgur to 1 1/2 cups boiling water; stir. Turn down to simmer for 30 minutes. Drain excess water.