Dark Chocolate Creme Brulee is creamy, smooth and full of rich chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Creme Brulee

Author Paula Jones


  • 5 oz bittersweet chocolate broken into pieces
  • 2 c heavy cream
  • 1/4 c milk
  • 1 tsp expresso powder
  • 6 egg yolks
  • Juice of 1 orange about 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 6 T sugar and kitchen blowtorch if you plan to brulee top


  • Preheat oven 325 degrees.
  • Place ramekins in a pan.
  • Pour cream in a heavy sauce pan and heat to simmer. Add expresso and broken chocolate. Whisk and watch closely. Do not over cook. Remove from heat. Add milk; stir.
  • In a small bowl, combine juice of one orange. Add vanilla, sugar and egg yolks; whisk until well incorporated.
  • Temper the egg mixture with cream mixture, then stir tempered eggs into cream mixture. Whisk until everything is completely combined and smooth.
  • Pour the custard into 6 ramekins in a water bath.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes in 325 degree oven. Custards will be set around the edges and soft in the center.
  • Cool completely, then refrigerate, uncovered until cold.
  • *If you wish to brulee top, sprinkle sugar evenly over top. (It may help to pick up ramekin and swirl to evenly distribute sugar) Heat with a kitchen torch until caramelized.


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