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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

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