Chocolate Pots de Creme

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Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins

If you like your whipped cream a little sweet, add 1 tablespoon powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Ingredients

1 1/2cups heavy cream
1cup 2 percent reduced-fat milk
1tablespoon strong brewed coffee
2teaspoons vanilla extract
8ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
6-- egg yolks
1tablespoon sugar
1/8teaspoon salt
-- Unsweetened whipped cream
-- Strawberries (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine cream, milk, coffee and vanilla in a saucepan. Heat to just under a boil. Place chocolate in a glass mixing bowl. Pour cream mixture over chocolate; whisk until chocolate is melted and evenly mixed throughout.
  3. Vigorously whisk egg yolks with sugar and salt.
  4. Add 1 cup of chocolate mixture to egg yolk mixture; whisk until all traces of yolk disappear. Add this back to remaining chocolate mixture; whisk until smooth and well incorporated.
  5. Pour into 8 (4- to 6-ounce) ramekins. Cover ramekins tightly with foil and place in baking dish. Pour water in baking dish to come halfway up the sides of ramekins to create a water bath. Bake 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Uncover and cool. Chill 5 hours. Serve with whipped cream and strawberries, if desired.

Recipe by Nancy Vienneau.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 360
  • Glycemic Load 1
  • Fat 33g
  • Saturated Fat 18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 200mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Potassium 90mg
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 0.5g
  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 6%
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