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Chocolate Pot de Creme

a deliciously decadent chocolate pudding that is easy to make and wonderful to eat!
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whipping cream I sometimes use ½ milk and ½ cream to make it a bit healthier
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate
  • 4-8 tsp sugar according to taste
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla-whole!
  • 4 egg yolks

Instructions

  • Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl, set the bowl aside.
  • Combine all ingredients but egg yolks in a heavy saucepan on medium heat.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Turn the heat down just slightly so you don't have an angry boil but a gentle boil.
  • Boil gently until thick and smooth. (about 3-4 minutes)
  • Stir often.
  • When thick and smooth remove the whole vanilla bean and pour the hot chocolate mixture into egg yolks.
  • Beat together until smooth and creamy.
  • Divide amongst 4 ramekins.
  • Cover and cool for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Serve with whipped cream and fresh berries.