Decadent Chocolate Custard
Rich and creamy decadence for you and your sweetie!
cane sugar, divided
bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
unsalted butter, softened
In a small saucepan, combine milk and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
Put egg yolk in a small bowl and slowly whisk in hot milk.
Return mixture to saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring until slightly thickened.
Remove from heat and add chocolate, butter, and salt. Combine until smooth.
Pour custard into two bowls and chill for several minutes.
Meanwhile, beat heavy cream with remaining sugar until soft peaks form. Add to the top of custard before serving.
Adapted from foodandwine.com