Chocolate Pots de Creme | How to make Chocolate Pots de Creme

By Sonia Shringarpure  |  25th Aug 2016  |  
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About Chocolate Pots de Creme Recipe

Pots de creme or pot-au-creme translates from French to English as “pot of cream”. Pots de Creme refers to both the custard dessert as well as the small pots this dessert is served in. Technically the pots de creme is a lightly set, baked custard usually vanilla flavored but many variations including chocolate is also made.

Chocolate Pots de Creme is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sonia Shringarpure teaches how to make Chocolate Pots de Creme step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Chocolate Pots de Creme in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 8 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Chocolate Pots de Creme at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Chocolate Pots de Creme takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 50 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Chocolate Pots de Creme is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Chocolate Pots de Creme is a good option for you. The flavour of Chocolate Pots de Creme is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chocolate Pots de Creme and impress your family and friends.

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Ingredients to make Chocolate Pots de Creme

  • 4 oz/115 gm chocolate pieces (dark or bittersweet preferable)
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1- 3/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup full cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • water bath
  • Whipped cream and Chocolate shavings to garnish

How to make Chocolate Pots de Creme

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 Degrees F or 162 Degrees C. Also boil enough water for the water bath.
  2. Heat milk and cream in a saucepan till it's bubbling on medium heat while stirring at intervals.
  3. Beat the eggs and yolks in a big bowl. Add sugar and salt, whisk till it's smooth.
  4. In another bowl, combine the chocolate and cocoa powder together. Once the milk is bubbling lightly, turn off the gas. Pour enough milk to cover the chocolate. Whisk till a smooth texture of chocolate is seen.
  5. Pour the remaining milk in the egg mixture slowly while whisking continuously. Combine chocolate with the egg mixture till its homogeneous. Add in espresso, vanilla and whisk it again. Discard any foam on the surface of the mixture.
  6. Pour boiling hot water in a baking pan with high edges (water bath). Pour the chocolate mixture in an ovenproof small ramekins/ muffin tins/ cups (almost 3/4 cup).
  7. Cover the cups/ramekins loosely with the foil and place it carefully in the oven.
  8. Bake for 30-40 minutes or till a toothpick when inserted comes out clean.
  9. Cool at room temperature and cover with a cling film, then refrigerate to chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
  10. Add a dollop of whipped cream and chocolate shavings as a garnish.

Reviews for Chocolate Pots de Creme (1)

Ayesha Kumar2 years ago

Wow a chocolate pot! Dreams do come true :)