Chocolate Custard

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 320 degrees F.
  • Melt chocolate over low heat.
  • In a saucepan, combine cream, milk and 2 tblsps sugar and bring to bare simmer, stirring occasionally.
  • In a small bowl combine 2 tblsps of the milk mixture with the espresso powder and stir into the milk mixture with the chocolate.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, egg, and remaining ¼ cup sugar for 1 minute, or until the mixture is blended well.
  • Add milk mixture in a stream, whisking, and strain through a fine sieve into a large measuring cup.
  • Spoon off the froth and pour into six 5-ounce custard cups.
  • Cover cups with foil.
  • Arrange cups in a baking pan and pour hot water around them to reach halfway up sides.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until just set.
  • Remove from oven, let cups sit in hot water for 10 minutes, remove, and let cool completely.
  • Chill 3 hours and garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.
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