Celebrate Love With a Valentine's Day Chocolate Dinner!
Nothing says “I love you” like chocolate. Give your Valentine and your family a special treat with a delicious chocolate-themed dinner. Start with Abuelita® Enmoladas. The special chocolate sauce is sure to melt their hearts. And for dessert, try the Love Struck Chocolate Bundt Cake. Your sweethearts will fall in love with this chocolate cake with a chocolate glaze.

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Abuelita® Enmoladas

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients:
1 cup water
1 packet (3.98 ounces) MAGGI Sofrito Seasoning Paste (tomato, garlic, onion)
2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce from a can, seeded if desired
2 tablespoons canned adobo sauce from the chipotle chiles
1 tablespoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1 tablet (90 grams) NESTLÉ ABUELITA Chocolate, broken into pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
8 large corn tortillas
2 cups crumbled panela cheese
  Toasted sesame seeds
  Chopped onions
  Chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions:
PLACE
water, sofrito, chipotle chiles, adobo sauce and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

PLACE mixture in large saucepan. Add Abuelita chocolate. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until chocolate has dissolved completely and sauce has thickened. Set aside; keep warm.

HEAT oil in large skillet. Fry tortillas one at a time for 2 to 3 seconds to soften. Drain tortillas on paper towels. Dip tortillas in Abuelita mixture.

FILL dipped tortillas evenly with cheese; roll and place in serving dish. Pour remaining Abuelita sauce over tortillas. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and top with onion and cilantro; serve immediately.

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Love Struck Chocolate Bundt Cake

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Servings:16

Ingredients:
  Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons NESCAFÉ TASTER'S CHOICE House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
4 large egg whites
2 large eggs
1 cup lowfat milk
  Chocolate Glaze (recipe follows)
  Fresh raspberries (optional)

Instructions:
PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Spray 12-cup Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.

COMBINE flour, baking cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter, vanilla extract and coffee granules in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg whites and eggs. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

BAKE for 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; invert onto wire rack to cool completely. Drizzle with chocolate glaze. Serve with raspberries.

FOR CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
WHISK together 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 cup NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Baking Cocoa, 3 tablespoons lowfat milk and 1 tablespoon melted butter in medium bowl until smooth.

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About Valentine’s Day:

In Latin America, Valentine's Day is a broader holiday than the American version. February 14th is more commonly referred to as El Día del Amor y la Amistad (day of love and friendship). People show appreciation not just for lovers but also for friends.
The word "chocolate" comes from the Aztec word “xocolatl” which means "bitter water."
Chocolate is associated with the release of serotonin, the hormone that makes you feel relaxed, calm, and happy.
The average U.S. consumer is expected to spend $116.21 on Valentine's Day gifts, meals, and entertainment. Source: 2011 U.S. National Retail Federation
36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day this year
Source: Candy.about.com
More than 58 million pounds of chocolate candy will be sold during Valentine’s week. By comparison, nearly 90 million pounds of chocolate candy is sold during Halloween week. Source: Nielsen News
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