Chocolate fondant

April 12, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

For serious chocolate lovers!

Chocolate fondant

Serves: 4 to 5 dariole mould size
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 125g sugar
  • 150g 75% dark chocolate
  • 75g cake flour
  • 10g cocoa powder, sifted
  • 5ml ground clove, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2

Combine the eggs and sugar, and whisk until light, fluffy and triple in volume.

3

Melt the chocolate and add to the sugar mixture while whisking.

4

Fold in the flour, cocoa powder and spices.

5

Pipe or scoop into well-greased and sugared dariole moulds, and bake for 5 minutes.

Notes

If it’s over-baked the centre will not be liquid enough to form the gooey texture it requires.

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