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Pots De Crème

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Ingredients
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Pint (3 cups)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 5
  Semi sweet chocolate 2 Ounce (2 squares)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325F.

MAKING
2. In medium saucepan, combine cream and sugar.
3. Place the pan over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved.
4. Stir in vanilla after removing the mixture from heat.
5. In medium bowl, with wire whisk or rotary beater, beat egg yolks until blended but not frothy.
6. Add hot cream mixture to egg, beating constantly.
7. In 8 (5-oz) or 10 (3-oz) ungreased souffle dishes or custard cups, strain the mixture.
8. In a shallow pan place the cups.
9. Around the shallow pan, pour water upto ½ -inch level.
10. In preheated oven, bake for 30 minutes or until mixture just begins to set around edges.
11. Remove from water. Allow it to cool for about 30 minutes on wire racks.

FINALIZING
12. Wrap the cups with plastic wrap or foil and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight till chilled.

SERVING
13. Serve Pots De Crème chilled with chocolate curls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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