Luxury chocolate custard

Perfect for pouring over hot chocolate puddings, sponges and desserts or serve by itself as an indulgent chocolate treat.


150ml whole milk
150ml single cream
40g (approx 2 large) egg yolks
30g caster sugar
15g Cocoa Powder – Rich Terracotta
4g (1 tsp) cornflour

For some added crunch sprinkle with; Casaluker cocoa nibs, chocolate crumble, toasted nuts.


In saucepan add the milk and cream and bring to a simmer.

In a bowl add egg yolks and sugar. Mix thoroughly.

Sift the cocoa powder and corn flour into a separate bowl.

Temper the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks (add 1/4 of liquid at a time, stirring continuously)

Add dry ingredients to the anglaise (milk and egg) mixture. Mix thoroughly.

Add all the ingredients back to a saucepan and bring to a rolling boil. Allow to boil for 1 minute only.

Take off the heat and add to a desired bowl.

Can be served hot or cold.

Recipe courtesy of deZaan.