Decadent Chocolate Custard
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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.

The Story Behind the Recipe
6
(3-ounce)
10 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

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 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.

Nutrition

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

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  September 08, 2017

I made it with sugar free chocolate and it was delicious. My kids loved it too.

— says Larissa
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  October 06, 2016

I just made this using 1/3 cup cream and 1 cup whole milk and it came out beautifully. Perfect way to use up egg yolks too!

— says Erica
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