CHOCOLATE POTS (best dessert EVER!)

(Serves 4)

150 ml  cream

150 m   milk

Vanilla seeds

3             egg yolks

60 g        castor sugar

200 g     dark chocolate, chopped (use 70%)

Black cherries OR use dollops of crème fraiche and choc malt balls on top of desserts

Cacao for dusting


  • Combine the cream, milk and vanilla in a saucepan and place on medium heat – bring to a simmer
  • Beat together the egg yolks and sugar until pale and thick
  • Add the hot cream to the egg yolks, mix well and return to the saucepan
  • Stir continuously (with a whisk) until the mixture coats the back of a spoon (be careful not to overcook)
  • Remove from the heat and add the chocolate.  Stir very well until the chocolate has melted
  • Pour the chocolate mixture into 4 jars (150 ml)
  • Refrigerate until completely chilled and set.
  • Serve topped with black cherries and a generous dusting of cacao powder OR with dollops of crème fraice and some chocolate malt balls
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