Chocolate Pate with Cranberry Coulis

Chocolate Pate with Cranberry Coulis


Cranberry Coulis

  • 1 1/2 cups Ocean Spray Jellied Cranberry Sauce
  • 3/4 cup Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Cocktail
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream, garnish


  1. Cranberry Coulis: Puree all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Chill.
  2. Pate: Line an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  3. Combine 1/4 cup cream with egg yolk; set aside.
  4. Combine chocolate, corn syrup and butter or margarine in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted, stirring frequently.
  5. Remove from heat. Add cream mixture to saucepan. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Let cool to room temperature.
  7. Beat remaining cream with vanilla extract in a small mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Use a rubber scraper to gently mix the chocolate into the whipped cream. Pour into pan.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight or freeze for 3 hours.
  9. Spoon some Cranberry Coulis on a dessert plate. Place a slice of Chocolate Pate on plate.
  10. Garnish with whipped cream.

Yield: 10 servings; 1 3/4 cups Cranberry Coulis

Per Serving: Cal. 443, Total Fat 30grams, Saturated Fat 18grams, Protein 3grams, Carb. 48grams, Chol. 86mg, Dietary Fiber 3grams, Sugar 35grams, Vit. A 215RE, Folate 4Ug, Vit. E <1mg, Vit. C 7mg, Sodium 83mg, Pot. 34mg, Iron 1.5mg, Calcium 44mg, Zinc <1mg

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Ocean Spray