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Pots de Creme

 Pots de Creme
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
5 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 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.
  • 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.