low carb chocolate pots
Low Carb Chocolate Pots
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

TheseLow Carb Chocolate Pots are similar to baked chocolate custard. It has a silky, rich, chocolate centre with a soft 'crust'.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 6 people
Author: Heidi Visser
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups cream
  • 45 ml xylitol
  • 80 grams dark chocolate 80%, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp strong black filter coffee
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 150C and prepare a bain-marie. {Fill a large baking tray halfway with hot water and place 6 ramekins inside. The water should reach about halfway up the sides of the ramekins.}

  2. Heat the cream and xylitol in a saucepan over a medium heat and let it simmer until the xylitol is dissolved.

  3. Add the chocolate and coffee and let it sit for a few minutes until melted.

  4. Whisk until smooth and completely incorporated.

  5. Add the egg yolks and vanilla and whisk until smooth.

  6. Pour the mixture into the ramekins and bake for 25-30 minutes.

  7. The pots should still be jiggly in the middle when they come out of the oven.

  8. Allow to cool and place in the fridge to firm up and chill completely.

Recipe Notes

calories = 320; fat = 29 g; protein = 4.6 g; carbs = 9 g