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Chocolate Angel Food Dessert

"Yum!" and "Wonderful!" are typical reactions to this make-ahead dessert, which field editor Norma Erne serves in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces)


  • In a large saucepan, melt chocolate chips over low heat; stir until smooth. In a small bowl, combine the milk, egg yolks and sugar; gradually add to chocolate, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Fold in cream.
  • Tear cake into bite-size pieces; place half in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Top with half of the chocolate mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve chilled.

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