Pots de Creme, perfect treat for the New Year.

Months......and I mean months.....ago, I was talking about this dessert at Red Zinnia. They were serving something similar to it over at The Slanted Porch, and I was telling someone about the easy version of it that I make. The recipe was originally given to me by me good friend, and "Dessert Maker Extraordinaire", Linny. I usually make it when we are having something heavy for dinner, as it is the perfect small amount when you want to have a dessert but you know that no one is going to go for something as big and rich as pecan pie. Don't be fooled by the small amount in the cup. It packs a wallop of delectably rich chocolate in such a cute little package Enjoy!!!

Linny's Pots De Creme

1 egg
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 c. milk SCALDED
8 oz chocolate chips (1 FULL cup)

Put egg, chocolate chips and sugar in blender
Add SCALDED milk
Blend on low-ish for a minute or so

Pour into glasses, pots de creme cups or any small container. I use tiny milk glass cups that went to a punch bowl set.

Put in refrigerator and chill for at least 4 hours to set.

Top with a SMALL amount of your favorite liqueur (we like Cointreau - an orange flavored liqueur)and/or whipped creme.


ps, you can find all kind of recipes for this on the Internet, but this one is simple and easy to make, and oh so good. A hunt through your cabinets will probably find the perfect little cups.