Creamier than traditional chocolate pudding, this chocolate custard is smooth on the tongue and rich in taste! Making chocolate custard in your slow cooker makes for a rich pudding experience.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: High 2 to 2 1/2 hours
Yield: 6 servings
2 cups water
2 cups milk
1 square unsweetened chocolate
3 large eggs
1/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla, or 1 teaspoon dark rum
Bring the water to a bowl in a small saucepan.
Place a metal cake rack or trivet in the slow cooker.
Add the boiling water to the slow cooker.
Heat the milk in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat.
When the milk begins to simmer, add the chocolate.
Remove from heat and stir until the chocolate melts.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla.
Slowly add the hot milk, stirring constantly.
Pour into a 1-quart baking dish.
Cover the dish with foil.
Place in the slow cooker on a trivet.
Cover and cook on high for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until the custard is set.
Remove and cool to room temperature.
Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
Per serving: Calories 130 (From fat 60); Fat 7g (Saturated 3g); Cholesterol 117mg; Sodium 123mg; Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary fiber 0g); Protein 6g.