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Melting Chocolate Fondants


My Goodness Me…if you love good ,dark chocolate then these are a absolute delight..My Son has been promising to make these for such a long time! Well ,we finally got them and they were worth the wait. Such a puddle of chocolatey ,heavenly goodness just oozes out when you cut into them..These are great for get ahead of yourself cooking, perfect for that special meal or Dinner party, how impressive!! I’m even thinking how lovely would these be for Christmas Day, with a special centre!! Awesome!!

Melting chocolate fondants

90g softened unsalted butter ..and a little extra for grepreheat oven to asing the moulds

90g dark chocolate finely chopped at least 70% cocoa

2 medium eggs

2 medium egg yolks

120g caster sugar

45g sieved Plain flour

cocoa powder or flour to coat the inside of the moulds after buttering

preheat oven to 180oC/gas mark 4

Butter and flour the inside of the moulds, we used dariole moulds.

melt the chocolate very gently in a bowl over a pan of hot water.Add the butter and stir until thoroughly mixed

In a seperate bowl,whisk the eggs,egg yolks and sugar until evenly combined together.Add the chocolate mix and then gently fold in the flour.CHILL in fridge for 20 minutes

remove mixture from fridge and then spoon the mix into your moulds, about two thirds of the way up..CHILL again in the fridge for at least an hour ..they will keep for up to 6 hours or more.

A great dish for a party or special dinner, to get ahead …

To bake the fondants place them on a tray in the centre of the oven for 10 minutes.Let them rest for two minutes before unmoulding them carefully onto your serving plate.

Serve warm ,good with ice cream.

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