3 eggs
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
12 ounces semisweet chocolate morsels or mini-morsels
2 teaspoons vanilla
Chocolate or white-chocolate shavings
1/2 cup unsweetened whipped cream

Combine eggs, sugar, and salt; beat by hand until thick, about 2 minutes. Heat milk until hot but not scalded. Remove from heat; drizzle into egg mixture, whipping constantly. Add chocolate morsels and vanilla; stir until smooth. Pour into dessert bowl or individual dishes. Chill at least 4 hours. Top with shavings; serve with whipped cream.

Originally featured in “Set to Fete” Domain, November/December 1989