Ultimate Chocolate Dessert


Luckily, richer, sexier, and more decadent is exactly what this chocolate mocha pot de crème recipe is all about.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins


  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • ½ teaspoon instant coffee

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Stir chocolate, instant coffee, and salt together in a medium bowl.

  2. Heat cream, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it just begins to simmer.

  3. Pour hot cream mixture over the chocolate mixture; let sit for 1 minute.

  4. Whisk the chocolate and cream mixture for 1-2 minutes until combined.

  5. Pour the mixture into four small espresso cups. Tap to remove any air bubbles. Chill thoroughly in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

  6. Serve topped with grated chocolate, or add lightly whipped cream and dust with cocoa powder.

    close up on three chocolate-mocha pots
    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

Editor's note:

Nutritional information does not include garnish.

In the Allrecipes magazine, this recipe appears as "Chocolate-Mocha Pots de Crème". Please note differences in total time when following the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

377 Calories
29g Fat
30g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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