I had the pleasure of meeting Jackie on the telephone and she offered to share this wonderful quick version of this elegant dessert. I think her quote says it all "I am actually reticent to send this recipe as it is so simple, but, I promise, very good!" Thank you Jackie! Jackie is from Brentwood, Tennessee.
This delicate dessert is scented with dried lavender flowers. The flowers are heated with the creme and allowed to stand to absorb the scent. The flowers are later strained out and discarded.
Zuni Cafe is a favorite spot for local San Franciscans. They were serving this pots de creme before it became popularized again in the early 2000's. Their recipe contains milk, cream, bittersweet chocolate and eight egg yolks.
A creamy pots de creme recipe flavored with lemon juice and grated lemon rind.
Frango Mint Pots de Creme - This pot de creme recipe is made with the famous Frango Mints. Frango mints are a flat, minty, chocolate wafer that dates back to 1918 but popularized by Chicago's Marshall Field and Company. They can still be found distributed now by Macy's stores.