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Petits pots au Chocolat

Petits pots au chocolat

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Serves: 6



  • 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.