Recipe uses egg yolks, half and half, cinnamon sticks, and sugar. Note: Sauce if used, needs to be made 4 hours ahead.
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.
This recipe for Chocolate Espresso Soy Dreams is a pot de creme recipe which uses silken tofu instead of eggs or cream. For best results use good quality tofu and chocolate. No one will know they are so unless you tell them.
This recipe was born from combing a recipe for French Silk Pie with a recipe for chocolate pots de creme. I needed a quick dessert to take to Christmas dinner and I didn't have all the ingredients for the silk pie so a "combo" sounded interesting.