Chocolate Pots De Crème

Gluten Free + Vegetarian

A luxurious and rich dessert with simple ingredients and minimal effort. Chocolate Pots de Crème Recipe with a dairy free option, is a go-to recipe for make ahead ease. This recipe is vegetarian, gluten free and easily dairy free.

Recipe Snapshot

Prep Time

20 m

Cook Time

22 m

Total Time

2 h 42 m








– Preheat the oven, prepare the baking vessels, and pan and put a kettle of water on to boil.


– Heat the milk until just bubbling around the edges. Remove from heat and immediately add the chopped chocolate. Allow the chocolate/milk mixture to set. Whisk until all the chocolate is melted. Set aside.


Whisk the eggs, and sugar in a medium bowl.


– While whisking, pour the hot chocolate mixture into the egg mixture. A little first, then, the remaining hot chocolate. Add the vanilla and salt. 


Continuing, pour the custard into the vessels, add boiling water to the pan..


Last, bake the custard.


– This pots de crème recipe will need at least a few hours to rest in the refrigerator before they’re set and ready to enjoy.

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