No-Bake Chocolate Custard



1/4 Cup Milk

3 Tablespoons Sugar

1 Large Egg Yolk

3 Ounces Bittersweet Chocolate, Finely Chopped

Pinch Of Salt

2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Softened

1/2 Cup Heavy Cream

Pinch Of Ground Cinnamon

Shaved Chocolate Optional For Serving


 In a small saucepan, combine the milk and 2 tablespoons of the sugar and heat until steaming and the sugar is dissolved. Put the egg yolk in a small bowl and gradually whisk in the hot milk. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over moderate heat, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.

Off the heat, add the chopped chocolate and salt and whisk until smooth. Whisk in the butter. Pour the custard into 2 shallow bowls and refrigerate briefly, about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat the heavy cream with the cinnamon and the remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar until softly whipped. Dollop the cream on the custards, sprinkle the chocolate shavings on the cream and serve



2 servings


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