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Chocolate Pasta Recipe

This recipe is for yes, chocolate pasta. It is fun to make and surprisingly satisfying.

Ingredients

2 cups cake flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour, plus enough to sprinkle work surface
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 large egg yolks, at room temperature
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 to 1/2 cup water, plus extra as needed

Top with fresh fruit and double cream.

Directions

In a food processor, pulse flours, cocoa powder, egg yolks and salt.

Gradually add the oil then water until the mixture forms a dough.

If the dough is too dry, add more water a Tablespoon at a time.

Sprinkle a clean work surface with flour.

Shape dough into a ball and knead until smooth, about 5 minutes.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Cut the dough into 4 pieces, and press each piece flat.

Run pasta dough through a pasta machine, adjusting the settings thinner and thinner until dough is about 1/8 to 1/16 inch thick.

If you do not have a pasta machine, roll with rolling pin.

Cut the pasta into linguine noodles, or place through appropriate pasta setting.

Boil for 8-10 minutes until tender to bite.

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