Mocha Pots De Creme Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mocha Pots De Creme Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Mocha Pots De Creme

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"Classic chilled chocolate dessert gets a burst of coffee flavor."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. Bring the cream and sugar to a boil with the vanilla in a saucepan. Whisk yolks in a bowl. Whisk about a third of the boiling cream into the yolks. Return remaining cream to a boil and whisk in yolk mixture. Continue to cook, whisking constantly, another 15 or 20 seconds, until slightly thickened.
  2. Strain cream into a bowl and add chocolate. Whisk smooth, whisk in coffee, and pour into molds. Refrigerate until cooled.
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Apr 11, 2011

Delish! I make this often and no one ever believes how easy it is! Good enough to impress my mother-in-law as well :)

 
Jul 17, 2011

Craving chocolate? These pots de creme will take care of it! I love the simplicity of this dessert, it was easy to prepare, and the end result was rich and chocolatey with a hint of mocha. I only had Bakers bittersweet chocolate, and I chopped it up fine to ease the melting process. I strained the egg/cream mixture on top of the chocolate and whisked. It melted instantly into a smooth liquid that set nicely in the fridge. They can be made the day before, I would serve them to company in a heartbeat ... definitely mother-in-law approved, as MGPastryChef commented.

 

6 Ratings

May 27, 2011

The flavor was good but mine turned out soupy and the chocolate didn't melt all the way. It was grainy. Any suggestions?

 
Feb 09, 2014

I do a lot of French cooking and have been looking for a good Pots de Creme recipe. This one is GREAT! Instead of making espresso, I made a very strong cup of instant coffee which worked fine. I followed the advice above and strained the mixture directly over the chocolate and then immediately whisked. HINT Use a mixing bowl with a pouring spout! Result was very smooth and set perfectly. I used expresso cups & saucers for my presentation. BIG HIT! Such a great make ahead dessert. Thanks for a keeper!

 
Jul 27, 2011

I thought the flavor was phenomenal, and it was so easy to prepare, but mine turned out soupy as well, even after sticking it in the freezer for a little while.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 605 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 314 mg
  • 105%
  • Fat
  • 48.9 g
  • 75%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 39 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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