2 cups milk
½ of a 6-ounce package (1/2-cup) semi-sweet chocolate pieces
3 slightly beaten eggs
¼ cup sugar
¼ teaspoon almond extract
In a small saucepan, combine milk and chocolate
pieces. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate melts.
Combine eggs, sugar, and almond extract; gradually
add chocolate mixture, beating with an electric mixer on low speed or a rotary beater just till smooth.
Place six 6-ounce custard cups in a 13x9x2-inch
baking pan; set pan on oven rack. Divide the chocolate mixture among the 6 custard cups.
Pour boiling water into baking pan around custard
cups to a depth of 1 inch. bake in a 325-degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes or till a knife inserted near centers comes out
Serve custards warm or chilled.
Makes 6 servings.