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Chocolate Fondant


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Chocolate Fondant

A great date night dessert. Prepare during the day and then place in the oven when you're ready. Always a crowd pleaser and a good alternative for the other option for dessert 😉
Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time24 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 fondants


  • 150 g butter
  • 300 g dark chocolate 70% cocoa solids
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 75 g plain flour
  • butter to grease
  • cocoa powder to dust


  • Grease your dariole moulds with room temperate butter and then coat the moulds in cocoa powder.
  • Place a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water and melt the chocolate and butter together.
  • Whisk your eggs and sugar together until tripled in volume (use electric whisks or a kitchen aid otherwise you’ll be there for a long time.
  • Add the melted chocolate into the egg mixture and sift in the flour and gently fold in until fully combined.
  • Pour into the moulds and refrigerate for half an hour or overnight.
  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes
  • Tip out onto a plate, dust it with icing sugar and serve with vanilla ice cream
  • Enjoy!


*Top tip - Always make at least two more than you need and use those two as testers for when they come out of the oven. To make sure they are cooked perfectly!

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