Makes 1 1/2 cups
Preparation Time : 5 mins + cooling
Cooking Time : 10 mins
1 1/4 cups milk
3 large egg yolks
1/3 white sugar
120g Baker's bittersweet chocolate (purple box)
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1. Finely chop chocolate with a serrated knife.
2. Bring milk to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat. Do not boil.
3. Whisk yolks and sugar together in a bowl until pale yellow and thick. Slowly whisk in warm milk.
4. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until custard coats the spoon (at 185F). Remove from heat. Add chocolate and vanilla. Let stand until chocolate softens, then melts.