Chocolate Pots de Creme from Closet Cooking

These easy to make, decadently smooth and creamy chocolate pots are the perfect way to satisfy your chocolate cravings on Valentines day!


Servings: makes 2 large servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
Directions
  1. Heat the cream, milk, vanilla and sugar in a small sauce pan.
  2. Place the chocolate in a large bowl, pour the hot cream over it and stir to melt the chocolate.
  3. Slowly whisk the egg yolks into the chocolate and cream.
  4. Strain and pour into 4 ramekins.
  5. Place the ramekins into a baking dish and pour hot water into the dish until it comes half way up the ramekins.
  6. Bake in a preheated 325F oven until it sets, about 20-30 minutes.
  7. Chill in the fridge.
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