Dark Chocolate Cremoso

This Valentine's Day dessert recipe from chocolatier Heather Johnston of Veruca Chocolates in Chicago must be good for you - she's also a pediatrician!

Dark Chocolate Cremoso
Servings: 12


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/3 cups heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 1/2 ounces dark chocolate (60 percent or higher), chopped
  • 1 baguette, sliced
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • Sea salt, to taste

Make It

1. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks until frothy. Combine cream and sugar in a saucepan and bring just to a boil. Whisk hot cream into yolks, then add back to pan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until thick.

2. Place chocolate in a large bowl. Use a sieve to strain egg mixture into chocolate and whisk until smooth. Cover and chill until firm, at least 2 hours. To serve, spread on lightly toasted baguette slices drizzled with olive oil; sprinkle with salt.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 329, Fat, total (g): 20, sat. fat (g): 11, carb. (g): 33, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 7, Folate (µg): 7, sodium (mg): 229, calcium (mg): 2, iron (mg): 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.