Chocolate Creme Brulee

Cooking time: About 1 1/2 hours
Prep time: About 10 minutes

Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients for Custard


  1. Heat cream slowly in saucepan about 10 minutes. Don't let it boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in vanilla and chocolate until smooth.
  3. Mix the egg yolks and 1.5 T granulated sugar in a mixing bowl.
  4. Slowly add the hot chocolate and cream until smooth. Let cool 20 minutes
  5. Preheat oven to 300 deg. F.
  6. Place 4 1-cup Pyrex cups in a shallow baking pan.
  7. Divide cooled mixture among the cups.
  8. Pour hot water into baking pan until it reaches 1/2 way up the cups.
  9. Bake 40 minutes in 300 deg. F oven. Cool.
  10. Mix 1.5 T granulated sugar and brown sugar and spread over tops of cooled brulee.
  11. Put cups in broiler, 2 inches from the flame and broil until sugar starts to carmelize.
  12. Let brulee cool a few minutes before serving.

Inspired by a dessert served in Europe 9/4/10 at the Grand Opera House in Belfast.

Based on a recipe from the Internet.

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