Homemade Chocolate Pot de creme

NellieBellie: Chocolate Pot de creme recipe. Easy and oh so yummy!

Chocolate Pot de creme:

We should probably have a really long explanation of what this is, and why it’s great, and all that.  But the truth is…we don’t think it’s needed.  Just look at the picture.  And read the title.  Are you still questioning the deliciousness?  Fine.  Here’s are reasons for having this:

It’s chocolate.
of the best sort.
French.
and easy.
and beyond rich.
and delicious.
and…girly.
the end.

Satisfied?  You should be.  And you should be very excited about trying this recipe.  

If you like the idea of this, you’ll also like the idea of our hot chocolate, chocolate cake, turtle candy, or coffee syrup.

Chocolate Pot de creme

Chocolate Pot de creme

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whipping cream (I sometimes use 1/2 milk and 1/2 cream)
  • 6 ounces chocolate (I use dark. But, use what you like)
  • 4-8 tsp sugar (according to taste)
  • 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla)
  • 4 egg yolks, beaten

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients but egg yolks in heavy saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil.
  3. Boil gently until thick and smooth. (about 3-4 minutes)
  4. Stir often.
  5. When thick and smooth remove vanilla bean and pour chocolate into egg yolks.
  6. Beat together until smooth and creamy.
  7. Divide among st 4 ramekins.
  8. Cover and cool for 4 hours or until overnight.
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