Chocolate Crème Brûlée

Slow cook chocolate custard in ovenproof ramekins in a slow cooker and then finish them off under the broiler.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 4 hoursDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free evaporated milk
  • 2½ Tbsp. cocoa
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. packed light brown sugar

Directions

  • Pour 1" of water into the bottom of an oval 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Heat on high for 40 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the evaporated milk, cocoa, vanilla, egg yolks, and granulated sugar until the sugar dissolves. Pour the mixture into a small saucepan and bring it to a boil over high heat. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool. Divide it among four (6-ounce) broiler-safe ramekins.
  • Place the ramekins in the hot water. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or until the custard is set.
  • Sprinkle each crème brûlée with ½ tablespoon brown sugar. Place them under the broiler and broil until the sugar caramelizes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free evaporated milk
  • 2½ Tbsp. cocoa
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. packed light brown sugar

Directions

  • Pour 1" of water into the bottom of an oval 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Heat on high for 40 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the evaporated milk, cocoa, vanilla, egg yolks, and granulated sugar until the sugar dissolves. Pour the mixture into a small saucepan and bring it to a boil over high heat. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool. Divide it among four (6-ounce) broiler-safe ramekins.
  • Place the ramekins in the hot water. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or until the custard is set.
  • Sprinkle each crème brûlée with ½ tablespoon brown sugar. Place them under the broiler and broil until the sugar caramelizes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol215mg
Sodium160mg
Total Carbohydrate49g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars46g
Protein13g