Indulgent Chocolate Fondants

Indulgent Chocolate Fondants

These chocolate fondants are very rich and indulgent. Good quality chocolate makes all the difference, so try to get chocolate with a minimum of 70% cocoa solids.
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Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4


  • 110 g butter
  • 200 g Dark chocolate broken into pieces
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 110 g caster sugar 10g +100g
  • Pouring cream to serve


  • Preheat the oven to 180˚C/350˚F.
  • Over a pan of simmering water, melt the chocolate with the butter in a bowl until combined. Remove from the heat and set aside for 2 -3 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a separate bowl, beat egg yolks with 10g of sugar until combined. Keep aside
  • In a third bowl, whisk the egg whites until soft peak and start to combine the caster sugar until sift and shiny as a meringue.
  • Fold the egg yolk in the chocolate mixture and then the meringue.
  • Fill 4 porcelain teacups two-thirds full and arrange on a baking tray and bake for 12 minutes until well risen but still with a slight wobble in the centre.
Keyword baked dessert, chocolate, Dessert

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