A real family recipe

egg-free chocolate cream

They are more economical than store-bought creams. And so much better! It is the ultimate family dessert that is passed down from generation to generation. An activity idea for one day of confinement or a rainy day ...

Basic ingredients milk + sugar + chocolate
With cooking (in the pan)
Cooking time less than 10mn
To do with children

For about 6 small pots or ramekins:

  • 1/2 l milk
  • 60gr of sugar
  • 125gr of chocolate
  • 30gr of flour (or 10gr of Maîzena)
  • 1 vanilla bean (optional)

The recipe

  • Melt the chocolate in very little water (ideally in a double boiler)
  • When it is well melted, add the milk, sugar and vanilla.
  • Boil it. Cover and let it brew.
  • Mix the flour (or cornstarch) with 3 or 4 spoons of water
  • Pour little by little over the hot chocolate from which you have removed the vanilla
  • Return the mixture to the heat and cook, stirring, for 5 to 6 minutes
  • You can add a knob of butter at the end.
  • Pour into a salad bowl or small jars.
  • Put them in the fridge before serving


1 - Add a few small pieces of orange peel, it perfumes the cream and is delicious!
2 - You can also pour the mixture into a large porcelain dish with a not too high rim (for a family dessert)

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