• 4 Ratings

This eye-catching, layered dessert uses both semisweet and bittersweet chocolate.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
2 hrs plus 4 hours
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a heavy small saucepan, combine 1 cup of the whipping cream, the milk chocolate, and 3 tablespoons of the sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat about 5 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil and thickens. (If chocolate flecks remain, use a wire whisk to beat mixture until smooth.)

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  • In a medium bowl, beat 2 of the egg yolks with a wire whisk. Gradually stir all of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks; stir in 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla. If using glass serving containers, cool slightly. Divide chocolate mixture evenly among 8 small glasses, dishes, pot de crème cups, or ramekins. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.*

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  • Make the second layer of dessert using the same method with the remaining 1 cup whipping cream, the dark chocolate, the remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, the remaining 2 egg yolks, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Divide dark chocolate mixture among chilled glasses. Cover and refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm. Makes 8 servings.

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To have the darker layer on the bottom, make the layer from Step 3 first and follow with the layer in steps 1 and 2.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; total fat 31g; saturated fat 19g; cholesterol 186mg; sodium 31mg; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 1g; protein 4g.
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4 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 2
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