Chocolate Fondant

Pure induldence - a chocolate lovers treat!

Method

1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C: 400°F: Gas 6.
2. Melt the butter and chocolate together in a double boiler.
3. While the chocolate is melting, whisk together the sugar, eggs and egg yolks until light and pale.
4. Pour the melted butter and chocolate over the egg mixture, stir and then fold in the sifted flour and cocoa powder with a metal spoon.
5. Lightly but thoroughly grease four oven proof dishes/ramekins and lightly dust with extra cocoa powder.
6. Divide the chocolate mixture among the dishes.
7. Place the dishes onto an oven proof tray and bake for 10-12 minutes.
8. When the outsides are crisp to the touch, carefully turn the puddings out of the moulds onto serving plates.
9. The centre should be still soft and lusciously saucy.
10. Serve with thick cream, creme fraiche or vanilla ice cream.

Raspberries or fruit coulis optional

Ingredients

Egg Yolks 3
Cocoa Powder 1 Tbsp
Small Free Range Eggs 2
Plain Flour 100g (3½oz)
Caster Sugar 55g (2½oz)
Dark Chocolate (70%) 125g (4½oz)
Unsalted Butter 125g (4½oz)
Fresh Cream Creme Fraiche Ice Cream For Serve

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This looks an easy recipe to follow, will try this out next weekend.
This is a favouite for me and all my friends so hope it works well for you! Please let me know how you get on or if you have any improvements.
This is absolutely delightfull! yum yum! I asked mummy if I wos alowed to bake and she said yes so I chose this. It wos definetly the right thing to do!. xx
This is absolutely scrummy. I helped my ten year old daughter to make it, and in all honesty i had to do very little...other than eat it!i would recommend cooking it for 14 minutes.Enjoy
This is absolutely scrummy. I helped my ten year old daughter to make it, and in all honesty i had to do very little...other than eat it!i would recommend cooking it for 14 minutes.Enjoy. it seems i enjoyed it sooo much that my comment was posted twice!
this chocolate fondant is heaven but it cooks better in 14 minutes i cooked it with milk chocolate tastes even better ! great snack and fun to make i highly reccomend it x
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