Do you like chocolate, really do ?
This is a recipe you have to try...
It's the best chocolate cream I've ever tasted !
This recipe is from Cook's Illustrated, they really do have great recipes.
Preparation 15 minutes top, so quick and easy !
Tasting So onctuous and creamy and... perfect, but if you prefer milk chocolate rather than dark chocolate, this recipe is not for you !
To conclude I did it 3 times in a row... loved it too much !
Serves 6 to 8
You will need :
1/2 cup white sugar
- Maizena -
3tbsp unsweetened cocoa
- Van Houten or Hershey's unsweetened -
2 pinch of salt
- environ 2gr -
3 egg yolks
2 1/2 cup milk (21fl.oz/62,5cL)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream (2fl.oz/6cL)
4tbsp unsalted butter (1.8oz/50gr)
1cup bittersweet chocolate ~80% cocoa (3.9oz/110gr)
2tsp vanilla extract
1/2tsp strong ground coffee
- I used Nespresso coffee -
In a small bowl, mix vanilla and coffee. Set aside.
Prepare together butter and chocolate in morsels. Set aside.
In a saucepan, stir in sugar, cocoa salt and cornstarch, mix.
Whisk in the yolks and the cream until homogeneous
Whisk in the milk until fully integrated.
Bring slowly to a boil at low heat, whisking slowly. It takes 7 to 8 minutes.
When all the surface is simmering/boiling. Count down 30 secondes while whisking.
Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate and butter in morsels. Whisk until homogeneous !
Whisk in the vanilla/coffee mix.
When you have an homogeneous cream, pour in a bowl and cover with buttered parchment paper.
Refrigerate 2 hours.
Whisk and serve !
- I love so much chocolate ! -