Dark Chocolate custard

cascata di crema al cioccolato
Chocolate Custard is an excellent preparation ideal for filling classic cakes and pastries such as cannoncini.
To be really good, Chocolate Custard needs to be shiny and full-bodied. For this reason, the quantity of chocolate used must be enough to denote its taste.
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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2200 gr of Chocolate Custard


  • Steel Pan


  • 1 kg Whole Milk
  • 200 gr Heavy Cream
  • 180 gr Egg Yolks
  • 150 gr Granulated Sugar
  • 60 gr Rice Starch
  • 1 pod Vanilla
  • 420 gr Dark Chocolate 70%
  • 200 gr Butter

For Sanitize the pan

  • 20 gr Food-grade Alcohol


  • Bring the milk, heavy cream, and salt to a boil.
  • Mix the egg yolks with the sugar, the pulp of vanilla, and the starches.
  • Dilute the mixture with the boiling milk, pouring it into many times
  • Bring the mixture back to the stove over low heat, and continuously stir until the cream begins to firm up.
  • Pour the boiling cream over the chopped chocolate and stir until the chocolate is melted.
    When the chocolate is completely melted, add the soft butter, continuing to stir.
  • When the custard is ready, pour it into the container sanitized with the alcohol, cover with plastic wrap and cool quickly to+4°C (39°F) before using.

Nutrition Label

Serving: 100g | Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg

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