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Chocolate Creme Brulee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Cook
Added: Saturday, November 26, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups whipping cream
2 cups half-and-half
8 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup sugar
8 large egg yolks
8 tbsp sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 300.
Bring the cream and half-and-half to a boil in a heavy saucepan and reduce the heat to low.
Add the chocolate and cook until melted, whisking constantly. Remove from heat.
Whisk 1/3 cup sugar and egg yolks together, then slowly add to the chocolate mixture. Strain into 8 custard cups.
Place the custard cups ina baking pan and add enough hot water to reach halfway up the sides. bake for 50 minutes. Remove from the water.
Cool for 2 hours. Chill, covered, for 8 hours or longer.
Preheat the broiler. Sprinkle the top of each with 1 tbsp sugar. Broil for 3 minutes or until golden brown, or use a culinary torch.
Chill for 1 to 2 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great dessert if you are having dinner guests because it can be nearly completed the day prior...and it is delicious!

 

 

 

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