Chocolate Pot de Creme for Valentine’s Day with Crate and Barrel

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Valentine's Day dessert

If there’s one thing we reeeeallly love, it’s planning something special at home for our husbands on Valentine’s Day. Going out can be a bit of an ordeal, especially in a  big city, and let’s be honest, you can go out ANY day of the week. You don’t have to pick the busiest day of the year. In our ongoing partnership with Crate and Barrel, we’re sharing a the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day, which naturally involves chocolate and a gorgeous cocktail too. Plus our picks for stocking your Gift Registry with items you’ll use for special occasions throughout the years.

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Just the ingredients are stunning! And our BFF, the Harper Rose Gold Flatware, doesn’t look too shabby either. *wink*

We used this recipe from Bon Appetit, but if you have a fave of your own go for it!

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

A sharp knife and a solid cutting board are essential for chopping this much chocolate. We can’t recommend using your Gift Registry to upgrade your knives enough! A sharp set of high quality knives makes preparing meals soooooo much more enjoyable.

Kitchen inspiration

Likewise, a heavy-bottomed pan like this All Clad 3 quart saucepan is ideal for so many sensitive recipes. We’d add one of these (or maybe a big set) to our Gift Registry to make creating decadent meals a treat in the years to come.

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

A set of these little ramekins makes creating something small and special for just your partner, or even a larger dinner party, pretty and effortless.

Valentine's Day chocolate dessert

Valentine's Day dessert recipe

And naturally one cannot whip cream without a Pistachio Stand Mixer. Isn’t that color amazing?

Valentine's Day dessert

We made Jasmine Whipped Cream for this recipe and it was divine.

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Those soft, feminine plates from the Hue Collection are such a sweet little addition to your Gift Registry, even if only for special occasions. Kind of nice to tuck in something pink for when the mood strikes, no? Though we definitely support using them for every day dining too!

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert

Valentine's Day dessert

 

Chocolate Pot de Creme

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day dessert

Valentine's Day bouquet

Valentine's Day chocolate pot de creme dessert and cocktail

You want to see the cocktail recipe right? It does look so lovely and inviting in the Camille Champagne Coupes. It’s over on Crate and Barrel’s blog today, if you’d like to take a peek. Totally a keeper.

CB product roundup

Camille Champagne Coupe / Orb Gold Jigger / Orb Copper Cocktail Shaker / Liam Grey Stripe Napkin /  Harper Rose Gold Flatware / Hue Blush Salad Plate / Tall Ramekin / Pistachio Stand Mixer / Wustof Classic 6″ Serrated Chopper Knife / Rectangular End Grain Cutting Board / All Clad 3 qt Saucepan with Lid / All Clad Measuring Cups / Glass Nesting Bowls / Lucerne 3 qt CasseroleBeehive Glass Honey Jar / Cooling Rack /  Silicone Spatula / Best Balloon Whisk

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Styling and concept: 100 Layer Cake / Photography: The Great Romance

* This post is sponsored by Crate and Barrel. They provided 100 Layer Cake with the products listed within this post! Big thanks to Crate and Barrel, and a big thanks to you for supporting the brands that keep 100 Layer Cake sharing beautiful inspiration! 

“Please note: The flowers shown here are for styling purposes only. We highly recommend that you work with your local farmer’s market or grocery to purchase edible flowers.”

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Sarah Chancey on Feb 3, 2016

We're going to have to try this recipe at my house for Valentines day, great photography, really captures how adorable the sting is!

100layercake on Feb 3, 2016

Thanks, Sarah! Be sure to tag us @100_layercake. We'd love to see your creation!

April on Feb 3, 2016

Ooh Chocolate - it's so hard to be good! Your readers might like to see our sugar free hand-made romantic bridal lingerie collection...http://www.francessmily.com/collections/bridal Keep up the good work 100 Layer Cake!

Jules Bridal Jewellery on Feb 4, 2016

Looks amazing, delicate and delicious.

Kari on Feb 4, 2016

What a romantic dessert! Kari www.sweetteasweetie.com

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