Chocolate Cream with Lime

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook

The Cookbook Library

By Anne Willan

Published 2012

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  • 1 quart (1 liter) heavy cream
  • 4 ounces (110


Put the cream in a saucepan with the chocolate, sugar, and cinnamon stick. Give a bartender’s twist to the lime zest to release the oil and drop it into the cream. Place over medium-low heat and stir with a wooden spoon until the chocolate melts and the sugar dissolves. Simmer gently until well flavored, about 10 minutes. Let the cream cool for 5 to 10 minutes.

Heat the oven to 350°F (1