A quick, lower-fat, rich chocolate custard that does not require baking or water baths. No one will ever guess it takes 10 minutes to make! Top with whipped cream before serving.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
4 hrs 10 mins
total:
4 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat eggs and vanilla extract together in a medium bowl until combined; set aside.

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  • Whisk milk, sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, brandy, and salt together in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boiling and thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

  • Slowly pour 1/2 of the milk mixture into the beaten eggs while stirring; pour mixture back into the saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick, 2 to 3 minutes. Do not boil.

  • Let custard cool to room temperature, at least 10 minutes. Refrigerate until set, at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; protein 8.2g 17% DV; carbohydrates 25.1g 8% DV; fat 5.6g 9% DV; cholesterol 102.8mg 34% DV; sodium 159.3mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
10/16/2018
I would have enjoyed a richer chocolate flavor. Quick simple but this was more like a pudding than a custard to me. Read More
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