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Bourbon Chocolate Vanilla Pots de Creme

Date Added: Oct 7, 2010 French Baking and Pastry
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Prep Time

3 hrs

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

3 hrs 10 mins

Serving

6

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Description

Pots de creme (pot of cream) is a traditional French custard. This is a creamy, rich chocolate custard dessert. Pot de creme, or pot-au-creme translates from French to English as "pot of cream".


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Cup(s) Heavy Cream
  • 1
  • 1  Cup(s) Milk
  • 2
  • 18  Ounce(s) Weight Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 3
  • 9  Each Egg Yolks
  • 4
  • 3  Table Spoon(s) Bourbon
  • 5
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) Vanilla
  • 6

Directions

    1. In a sauce pan, heat heavy cream and milk to scalding
    2. Remove from heat, add bourbon and vanilla, whisk thoroughly
    3. While continuing to whisk, slowly add yolks to warm mixture
    4. Pour over chocolate and stir gently to melt
    5. Stir and place over bain marie and 'cook' mixture to 175 degrees
    6. Pour into serving glasses and refrigerate for approximately 2-3 hours
    7. Serve and enjoy

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