April 23rd – Chocolate Custard

1 Cup = 1/2 US Pint = 0.42 UK pints 8.4 fl.oz = 237ml
1 Quart = 2 US Pints = 1.66 UK Pints = 33.2 fl.oz = 947ml
1 US tsp = 0.83 UK tsp
1 US tblsp = 0.83 UK tblsp
1 US Ib = 1.2 UK lb = 19.2 oz = 454g

3oz baking chocolate
3 pints milk plus one extra cup
4 tablespoons brown sugar
white sugar
6 eggs
vanilla

Prepare a custard of the milk, the yolk of 5 eggs and the white of one.

Dissolve the chocolate in a cup of warm milk and heat to boiling. When cool, sweeten with the sugar and flavour with vanilla.

Pour into a dish and cover with the whites of five eggs, beaten stiff with a little white sugar.

Brown in an oven and allow to chill.

Serve cold