Petits Pots de Crème

Preparation info
  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

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  • 5 egg yolks
  • tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp strong black coffee<


Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar, coffee, and Tia Maria, if using. Scald the cream and stir into the egg yolk mixture. Strain into a pitcher, and pour into small ramekin or cocotte dishes.

Stand the dishes in a baking pan and pour in hot water to come halfway up the sides of the dishes. Cover the pan with foil and place carefully in the center of a pre