Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
- 400ml/14 floz single cream
- 100ml/4 floz milk
- vanilla essence
- 150g/5oz plain chocolate, broken into pieces
- 1 large egg
- 4 large egg yolks
- 25g/1oz caster sugar
- crème fraiche and chocolate curls to decorate
Preheat the oven to 170C/Fan 150F/Gas Mark 3.
Heat the cream, vanilla and chocolate together in a small pan, stirring until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth.
Beat the eggs and sugar together, then pour over the chocolate cream.
Strain the mixture; divide between six 150ml/1/4pt ramekin dishes.
Place in a roasting tin; pour boiling water from the kettle to come halfway up the outside of the dishes.
Bake for 30 mins or until just set but still a little wobbly in the centre.
Chill for at least 4 hours.
Serve decorated with crème fraiche and chocolate curls.