President Truman Chocolate Custard
January 04, 2020
"One of the desserts he ate in the White House .this is not the original recipe but a close one"
- Serving Size: 1 (234.1 g)
- Calories 467.8
- Total Fat - 30.8 g
- Saturated Fat - 14.5 g
- Cholesterol - 504.8 mg
- Sodium - 347.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 30.4 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
- Sugars - 26.3 g
- Protein - 18.1 g
- Calcium - 150.1 mg
- Iron - 2.9 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.6 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Step by Step Method
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Bring a kettle of water to a boil.
In a medium saucepan, bring half-and-half just to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Place eggs,vanilla, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl.
Beat until light, then whisk in chocolates.
Temper this mixture with hot cream
Whisking constantly, gradually add hot half-and-half mixture.
Skim any foam from surface.
Divide mixture among four (6-ounce) custard cups, and place in a 9x13 baking dish
Place in oven, and pour enough boiling water in dish to come halfway up sides of cups.
Drape a sheet of aluminum foil over top of baking dish (do not seal).
Bake custards until just set but still slightly wobbly, 40 to 45 minutes. Remove cups from casserole pan
Refrigerate until chilled,overnight
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