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Chocolate Lover's Custards

 Chocolate Lover's Custards
Just one spoonful of this custard, and you’ll be hooked and request it for every special occasion. Smooth and rich in taste, it’s a dessert staple for anyone fond of chocolate.—Lorraine Caland, Thunder Bay, Ontario
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling


  • 2-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 ounce white baking chocolate, melted


  • In a small saucepan, heat cream and sugar until bubbles form around
  • sides of pan. Add white chocolate; stir until smooth. Remove from
  • the heat. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks; stir a small amount of
  • hot cream mixture into egg yolks. Return all to the pan, stirring
  • constantly. Stir in vanilla.
  • Transfer to eight 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Place in a baking
  • pan; add 1 in. of boiling water to pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325°
  • for 30-35 minutes or until centers are just set (mixture will
  • jiggle). Remove ramekins from water bath; cool for 10 minutes. Cover
  • and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Working one at a time, spread bittersweet chocolate over each
  • custard. Immediately place drops of white chocolate over the top and
  • swirl with a toothpick. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until
  • chocolate is firm. Yield: 8 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 519 calories, 43 g fat (25 g saturated fat), 260 mg cholesterol, 57 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.