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Pots de Creme Recipe

Pots de Creme Recipe

Looking for an easy recipe to make for your sweetheart? Served in pretty, stemmed glasses, this chocolaty custard is sure to set the mood for a special evening.—Connie Dreyfoos, Cincinnati, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the egg, sugar and salt. Whisk in cream. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; whisk in chocolate chips and vanilla until smooth. Pour into small dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Yield: 5 servings.