Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins
from "perfect endings" prep time does not include chilling time.
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
- 3⁄4 cup 2% low-fat milk
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsel
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Combine the egg, sugar and salt and beat till thick. Add milk.
- Cook over boiling water 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from water.
- Stir in chocolate and vanilla till smooth.
- Pour in 5 demitasse or Pot de Creme cups.
- Chill several hours.
This was very decadent - if you like eating chocolate chips straight out of the bag, this is the recipe for you! It's quite sweet, so I would recommend eating it with a good dallop of whipped cream. The egg mixture does curdle quite easily - I was using a double boiler and it still curdled - so i threw out the first batch and started again. This time, I cooked the egg mixture for about 3 minutes over the boiling water, removed to stir in the chocolate chips and vanilla, and then returned to the heat, stirring constantly, until the chips were completely melted. I used 4 ramekins, and they filled about 1/2 way up. Because this is so rich, I don't think I'd want a bigger serving size than that. This might even be good with whipped cream added to the mixture. Something to experiment with in the future!
The recipe was so easy and it was delicious! The portions were just right because it is very rich and chocolatey.