Raspberry Chocolate Pots

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Decadent and indulgent, guilt-free raspberry chocolate pots will satisfy any sweet tooth from twitching without thinking about hitting the gym!

Chocolate pudding with fresh raspberries on top and grated chocolate

I’ve come to the realisation that I have an addiction… to raspberries!

I thought it was strawberries but my love for them is waning; to be fair to the humble strawberry, when they are big and juicy in the summer, I can eat a whole punnet of them without thinking, but force-grown, overpriced ones in winter cloud my judgement.

But a raspberry, is still nice and tart, deep in colour and so tasty; that at this time of the year they go well with my breakfast.

If you read the blog you’ll be nodding your head in agreements; there have been raspberry baked oats, chocolate and raspberry cupcakes, summer tarts, raspberry and vanilla cake

There’s been a lot of raspberries, but there’s always room for another one, and this time its raspberry chocolate pots!

Chocolate pudding with fresh raspberries on top. Chocolate and icing sugar sprinkled around.

Full measurements and instructions can be found on the printable recipe card at the bottom of the page

How’s everyone doing?

Are you as glad as I am that, what seemed to be, the longest January on record is over? That first month of the year always seems such a long slog after December, but you should now be really settled into any new routines or resolutions that you made.

They say once you’ve done something at least 21 times, or for 3 weeks, it becomes less a chore to do and more routine. I wish someone give my body the message when I’m dragging myself out of bed at 6am for a swim; it’s still feeling a little on the difficult size, but half a stone down in January is worth it!

Chocolate pudding in a glass with fresh raspberries on top and a sprinkle of icing sugar

A plethora of healthy versions of good old favourites appear more frequently on Crumbs and Corkscrews at this time of the year; if you hang on a month or so the full-fat, full-sugar versions will be back; just give me a headstart in the low-fat, low-sugar stakes first.

That being said, just because I’m being good doesn’t mean that I have to stop enjoying my food, and avoiding foods all together only makes me want them more. Don’t be fooled by people that will tell you that they don’t miss their favourite food when they’ve cut it from their diet; its a favourite food for a reason, hehe!

I know that as soon as I say no more bread, what I really want is a thick slice of fresh homemade bread, toasted and smothered in butter and Marmite. So rather than saying no bread, I watch how much I have and usually save it for the weekend, when its bread and cheese heaven time.  However, everything in moderation is key.

So picture a chilly evening curled up on the sofa reading Mr Tom Kerridge’s latest offering, Lose Weight for Good, and I spy some naughty looking choc-orange pots; under 200 calories bonus, but orange; the disappointment.

I’m one of the few people that I know that really don’t like chocolate and orange together. Terry is welcome to his chocolate oranges at Christmas, they do nothing for me.

Undeterred and taking inspiration, coupled with my raspberry addiction there had to be a way to whip these into raspberry chocolate pots that would keep me ploughing on through the healthy eating phase.

Chocolate pudding in a glass with fresh raspberries and dark chocolate

I’ve said it before, you can’t go wrong with raspberries and chocolate together, and these pots really do hit all briefs for healthy eating with a side of naughtiness.

The chocolate custard is smooth and creamy, and the tart sweetness of the raspberries give these pots that extra edge. You could bring the tartness down a notch with strawberries when they’re in season, but I think the raspberries are bang on, and the best thing they’re simple to make and take minutes to prepare.

Decadent and indulgent, guilt-free raspberry chocolate pots will satisfy any sweet tooth from twitching without thinking about hitting the gym!

Looking for more inspiration?

Then why not check out these deliciously easy raspberry desserts.

Raspberry Chocolate Pots

Raspberry Chocolate Pots

Serves : 4 servings
Decadent, indulgent and guilt-free, these raspberry chocolate pots will satisfy any sweet tooth from twitching without thinking about hitting the gym!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • 150 g Raspberries Fresh or Frozen
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract or Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1 tbsp Icing Sugar or Powdered Sugar
  • 400 g Ready-made Custard Low Fat if preferred
  • 25 ml Espresso
  • 80 g Dark Chocolate
  • Cream To serve


  • In a small bowl, add 100g raspberries, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and the icing sugar. Use a hand blender to blitz them all together.
  • Divide the remaining raspberries between 4 glasses, keeping back 4 raspberries for decoration. Spoon over the raspberry sauce.
  • In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, add the ready-made custard, espresso and the remaining vanilla extract. Mix together over a medium until the custard is warmed through.
  • Break the chocolate into smaller pieces and add to the custard. Stir through until the chocolate has melted.
  • Divide the chocolate custard equally into the glasses, over the raspberries.
  • Set aside to cool before putting in the fridge for 3 hours. The custard will not completely set.
  • When ready to serve, add a shot of light squirty cream, a fresh raspberry and grate a little chocolate over the top.


Raspberry and Chocolate Custard pots will keep in the fridge up to 2 days.
Switch out the raspberries for strawberries, or use white chocolate instead of dark.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 6gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 89mgPotassium: 417mgFiber: 5gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 202IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 163mgIron: 3mg


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.

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Hi I’m Lou

… Dessert obsessed baker, busy 9-to-5er, and the recipe developer and photographer behind Crumbs and Corkscrews. Based in the UK, I live in the beautiful Cotswolds. I’m so glad to have you here with me and I can’t wait for you to start trying some of my recipes.

2 thoughts on “Raspberry Chocolate Pots”

  1. Oh my, these look absolutely amazing. I’m not the best cook in the world but I’m going to give these who.

    • Good luck, you’ll be fine 🙂 They really are simple and quick to make!

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