Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright
Print
Total:
2 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
1 hr 30 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces plain (dark) chocolate
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • l/2 tablespoon caster sugar (superfine)
  • 1 1/2 pints (24 ounces) full cream (whole) milk
  • 4 ounces granulated sugar

Directions

Melt the chocolate in a bowl over hot water.

Beat the egg whites until very stiff. Add the caster sugar and whisk again until stiff and the sugar is dissolved. Bring the milk to a simmering point in a wide flat pan. Shape the egg white mass into a round flat cake and poach this gently in the simmering milk for a few minutes, turn it carefully with a fish slicer or long spatula and poach the other side. Leave to drain on kitchen paper or a clean cloth.

Beat the egg yolks and half the sugar into the melted chocolate and pour the slightly cooled milk over the mixture. Place over hot (not boiling) water in a double boiler. Cook stirring constantly until the mixture thickens to the consistency of thin cream. Pour into a glass bowl and place the egg whites on top. Chill.

Ten minutes before serving, caramelize the remaining sugar in a heavy saucepan and pour over the egg whites.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Low and Slow Scrambled Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Chrissy Teigen

Egg Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Avocado and Egg Scramble

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Poached Eggs Benedict

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Apple Pie Egg Roll

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Truffled Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Dilly Pickled Egg Salad

Recipe courtesy of Megan Palmer

Sausage and Goat Cheese Egg Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here