Chocolate Pot De Crème

Chocolate-pot-de-creme Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or other flavored liqueur (see above)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, slightly softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest


1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the cream to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the chocolate and egg yolks until chocolate has melted. Stir in Grand Marnier. Set aside until just warm.

2. Stir in butter until melted (mixture will be very thick).

3. Divide the mixture among 12 small glasses and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm (2-4 hours or up to overnight). Garnish with 1/2 teaspoon zest. Serve.

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  • Yield: Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 ounces)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 214
Fat per serving: 19.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 12.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5.9g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 9g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 77mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 13mg
Calcium per serving: 31mg

Good to Know

Treat yourself to this decadent pleasure. Try swapping chocolate liqueur or Chambord for the Grand Marnier.

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