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Chocolate cream is really a great classic of Italian cuisine. It’s a sweet experience that everyone likes. In fact, it’s a recipe that you can make even if you aren’t so good in cooking. And it’s a homemade dessert suitable for all occasions. Above all, it’s ideal for filling cakes, cream puffs and tarts. Chocolate Cream recipe is really very simple.

Chocolate cream: ingredients

Even if you are beginners in cooking , preparing this chocolate cream is very easy. It’s for everyone. The ingredients for half a liter of cream are:

  • 3 tablespoons of bitter cocoa powder,
  • 300 ml whole milk,
  • 30 g “00” flour,
  • 3 egg yolks,
  • 100 g sugar.

Now we are ready to start preparing our cream.

How to make it

So let’s take a large bowl. Then pour the egg yolks and sugar inside. We can work the two ingredients by mixing with whips. We continue to stir until the sugar has completely dissolved. Then, when the dough becomes clear and frothy, we combine the bitter cocoa with the flour. As we continue to stir, we add the milk. Once we have a soft and smooth cream, without lumps, we pour it into a non-stick saucepan. Now let’s cook everything on a very low heat. You have to be especially careful to mix constantly. In fact, this is important for making sure that the cream does not burn.

crema al cioccolato in cottura - cooking chocolate cream
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Then, when the mixture comes to a boil, we lower the flame and we let it cooking for a few seconds and then turn off the fire. Finally let our chocolate cream cool. Now we are ready to use it to garnish the desserts or to pour it directly into the cups. After giving it time to cool, the chocolate cream is ready to be enjoyed.

Chocolate cream ultima modifica: 2020-07-17T11:26:21+02:00 da Angelo Franchitto