Hot chocolate fondants

    27 min

    Hot chocolate fondant, nice and gooey on the inside, would be extra yummy with vanilla ice cream. Serves 3 to 4 in small ramekins.


    London, England, UK
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    Serves: 3 

    • cocoa powder, to dust
    • 50g good quality bitter chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids), in pieces
    • 50g unsalted butter
    • 1 free range egg
    • 1 free range egg yolk
    • 60g caster sugar
    • 50g plain flour, sifted
    • creme fraiche or vanilla ice cream to serve

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 3.
    2. Grease 3 to 4 ramekins (about 7.5cm in diameter), then dust liberally with cocoa powder, shaking out any excess.
    3. Slowly melt the chocolate and butter in a small bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, then take off the heat and stir until smooth.
    4. Using an electric whisk, whisk the whole egg, egg yolk and sugar together until pale and thick, then incorporate the chocolate mixture. Fold in the flour. Divide the chocolate mixture between the ramekins.
    5. Bake for 12 minutes. Serve with cream or ice cream.

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