Chocolate Fondant

Crisp on the outside, lovely and runny on the inside.

Crisp on the outside, lovely and runny on the inside.


Chocolate Fondant

1 tsp cocoa powder

1 tsp plain flour

150g plain chocolate – minimum 70% cocoa solids

150g butter

3 eggs and 3 egg yolks

50g caster sugar

25g self raising flour

4 x ramekins

*Melt chocolate and butter together (best done on Induction hob at power level 1) if not, melt using glass bowl over boiling water method

*Whisk eggs, egg yolks and caster sugar, mix well until it starts to go thick and you can leave a line trail with whisk. (electric whisk is recommended)

*Gently fold in the melted chocolate mixture into above with a metal spoon until just combined

*Sift in the self raising flour and continue folding until fully combined

*Gently grease with butter the bottom and sides of the ramekins and place a circle of greaseproof paper on bottom

*Mix together cocoa powder and plain flour then sift into ramekins all around base and sides. Remove any excess

*Pour mixture into ramekins then cover with cling film and refrigerate for about 1 hour.

*Place ramekins in oven and select fan programme at 200 deg and bake for 11 minutes.

* Serve with your prefered sauce or garnish or your choice.