Dark Chocolate Creme Brulee

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 24hrs 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups whipping cream
  • 8
    ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 8
    large egg yolks
  • 13
    cup sugar, plus
  • 8
    tablespoons sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Bring cream and half and half to boil in heavy sauce pan.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Add chocolate and whisk until melted and smooth.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Whisk yolks and 1/3 cup sugar in large bowl to blend.
  • Gradually whisk in hot chocolate mixture.
  • Strain.
  • Divide custard among eight 3/4-cup custard cups.
  • Place cups in large baking pan.
  • Add enough hot water to pan to come halfway up sides of cups.
  • Bake until custards are set, about 50 minutes.
  • Remove from water; chill 2 hours.
  • cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Sprinkle each custard with 1 tbs sugar.
  • Broil until sugar turns golden, watching carefully to avoid burning, about 3 minutes.
  • Refrigerate until custards are set, 1-2 hours.
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