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Decadent Chocolate Custard

Decadent Chocolate Custard

This rich and creamy custard can be made entirely on top of the stove–no need to bake in a water bath. Remember to buy a high-quality chocolate for the best flavor.

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10 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time
6 (3-ounce)


1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/3 cup milk

6 ounces high-quality semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place whipping cream and milk in heavy 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture just comes to a boil. Immediately remove from heat. Add chocolate; whisk until melted and smooth.

  2. STEP 2

    Whisk yolks in bowl just to blend. Gradually whisk warm chocolate mixture into beaten yolks. Return chocolate mixture to same saucepan. Cook over medium heat 8-10 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and just begins to bubble. Do not boil.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour custard evenly among 6 (3-ounce) custard cups. Cool completely. Cover; chill 1 hour or until serving time.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

380 Calories
31 Fat (g)
415 Cholesterol (mg)
45 Sodium (mg)
20 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
8 Protein (g)
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