Chocolate and romance go hand in hand and with Valentine’s Day around the bend, why not have a beautifully simple and romantic dessert on the menu?

With Valentine’s Day falling on a Saturday, it might be a little more difficult to get those reservations to go out to eat to celebrate. If you end up staying home, why not have an easy, romantic dessert to finish your meal? Made in a blender or food processor and refrigerated, this recipe is easy to make and the result can be a beautiful and elegant dessert that will put the perfect cap on a romantic evening!

Pair it with a glass of red wine, and you just might sweep your date off their feet!

Pot de Crème in a Blender
2/3 cup whole milk
• 1 large egg
• 2 Tbsp. sugar
• Pinch salt
• 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
• 2 Tbsp. dark rum or bourbon


In a small pan, heat milk over medium heat until it just starts to boil. While the milk is heating, place egg, sugar, salt, chocolate chips and alcohol in the blender or food processor, pulse it a few times until the chocolate chips are broken up just a bit.


When the milk boils, remove from heat, turn the blender or food processor on low and slowly pour the hot milk through the lid opening. Blend about 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into four serving cups. Refrigerate several hours. Recipe makes 4 servings (come on, it’s Valentine’s Day, you can indulge!)

Can be topped with whipped cream, raspberries, or shaved chocolate or a combination of all of them!

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Jay and Leah at GastroNom Blog

Leah and Jay are a husband a wife blogging team whose love of entertaining and good food and drink inspired them to start writing about food and drink. Leah is a stay at home mom where she cares for two boys and a former restaurant manager who loves to bake and explore new recipes. Jay is an engineer by day, but uses his creativity in the kitchen and as an amateur mixologist. They are excited to share their food experiences and recipes with Her View. Check out their website: