Mocha Pots de Creme

Mocha Pots De Creme Recipe

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Debra Schweikert


I had this recipe for 20 years. It is an incredibly rich, smooth delight. I used to serve it at just about every dinner party I hosted--then I moved and lost the recipe! It recently surface. I hope you enjoy it.

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6 oz
bittersweet chocolate
1 Tbsp
instant coffee granules
3 c
half and half
egg yolks
1/2 c
3 Tbsp
whipped cream (garnish)

How to Make Mocha Pots de Creme


  • 1In large saucepan, melt the chocolate over medium heat; add coffee granules and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • 2In a small to medium saucepan, heat the half and half over medium heat until it just starts to boil; remove from heat and set aside.
  • 3Place the egg yolks and sugar in a medium stainless steel bowl. Place the bowl over a pot of barely simmering water. Whisk the egg mixture until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is lukewarm.
  • 4Add 1/2 c of the hot half and half, whisking; pour that mixture into the remaining half and half in the saucepan.
  • 5Pour into six coffee or custard cups and chill for at least 4 hours. Top with whipped cream and serve.

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About Mocha Pots de Creme

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French

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