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Chocolate Pots de Crème

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8 servings (serving size: 1 custard)

Pots de crème are creamy custards served in tiny cups. Make this dessert the night before, and chill until you're ready to serve.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 196
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fat 7.8 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 2.7 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 5.7 g
  • carbohydrate 31.3 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 54 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 87 mg
  • calcium 106 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place eggs in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk until eggs are lightly beaten.

  3. Combine milk, sugar, cocoa, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally (about 3 minutes). Add vanilla and chocolate; stir until chocolate melts.

  4. Gradually add 1/4 cup hot milk mixture to eggs, stirring constantly with a whisk. Add egg mixture to milk mixture in pan, stirring with a whisk to combine. Pour into 8 (4-ounce) ramekins. Place ramekins in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan; add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Remove ramekins from pan; cool completely on a wire rack. Chill 8 hours or overnight.