Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pots de Crème

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15 min.
78 min.
6 Servings

Chocolate Pots de Crème are a very special, elegant dessert. Great for Valentine's Day or entertaining, these individual chocolate custards are sinfully delicious!


  • 3/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
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PREHEAT oven to 300° F.

PLACE morsels, milk and cream in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and completely smooth. Remove from heat.

WHISK egg yolks and sugar in small mixer bowl until thoroughly mixed. Whisk about 1 tablespoon chocolate mixture into egg mixture. Continue to gradually add chocolate mixture until combined. Pour evenly into six 4-ounce ramekins or custard cups. Place ramekins in 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Pour hot water into dish to 1/2-inch depth (about half way up sides of ramekins).

BAKE for 30 minutes or until custards are set around edges and centers still move. Cool ramekins in dish until cool enough to handle. Remove ramekins from water and place in refrigerator to cool completely. Once cool; cover with plastic wrap. Custards can be made up to 2 days in advance.

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This is a real hit in our house. My niece and I first shared one because it is very rich, then later went back and had one each! My husband soon got the message if he wanted one, he's better get to it!


Chocolate Pots de Crème

Grandkids loved them and daughter too ... LOL ... will have to double the recipe next time so I can have some leftovers for hubbie and I.

- Sherree Rentola from WIXOM, MI

Chocoholics Dream

absolutely divine! love it and can't wait to serve it at a party I have coming up in April.

- Deborah Coster from BLOOMINGTON, IN

loved by all!

I made this dessert for a get together at a friends house and it went over beautifully. I had a couple extra and brought them home, and my aunt and uncle loved them! It is a new favorite.

- Briana Bonta from SANTEE, CA

authentic taste

this tastes just like the pot au creme I had in france. It's rich in flavor, but not overwelming. this is definetly a recipe i will turn to and make during parties.

- michelle lis from PARK RIDGE, IL

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 310
  • Calories from Fat: 190
  • Total Fat: 22g (33% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 13g (63% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 175mg (59% of DV)
  • Sodium: 30mg (1% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 29g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (8% of DV)
  • Sugars: 26g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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