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Mar 31, 2010

Cream-Filled Easter Eggs


1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 cup butter, softened

1 tablespoon corn syrup

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons vanilla

11 to 12 cups icing sugar

food coloring

dipping chocolate

1.In large bowl, combine condensed milk, corn syrup, salt and vanilla.

2.Add icing sugar in 3 or 4 batches, stirring well after each addition.

3.Knead until mixture holds its shape and is smooth and pliable.

4.Divide into thirds.

5.Wrap 2/3 in plastic wrap; set aside. Do NOT refrigerate.

6.Tint remaining 1/3 yellow and roll into balls (yolks); chill 30 minutes.

7.Divide remaining white mixture into 20 pieces.

8.Flatten each slightly and wrap around yellow yolks to form egg shapes.

9.Place eggs on tray; cover with plastic wrap. Chill 4 hours.

10.Make dipping chocolate (recipe below).

Dipping Chocolate

•4 packages semi-sweet chocolate squares

•2/3 cup vegetable shortening

1.Melt the chocolate and shortening together, stirring well.

2.Using a fondue fork, dip the eggs into the chocolate, then place on waxed paper to set.