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Flourless Chocolate Fondants

Impossible to resist the oozy molten chocolate goodness of a chocolate fondant. These flourless chocolate fondants can be prepared in advance.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert, gluten free
Keyword chocolate recipes, Flourless Chocolate Fondants, flourless recipes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 357kcal
Author Jennifer Schmidt

Ingredients

  • 50 g butter plus extra for greasing, 1/2 stick
  • 50 g 70% cocoa chocolate roughly chopped, 1 3/4 oz, bittersweet
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 25 g brown sugar 2 tbs
  • 12 g cocoa plus extra for dusting, 1 1/2 tbs

Instructions

  • Brush melted butter inside 2 dariole moulds. Refrigerate and brush with melted butter again. Dust with cocoa, turning the moulds to ensure the moulds are well coated.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter together in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir gently to combine well into a dark silky liquid and set aside to cool a little.
  • Beat the egg, egg yolk and sugar together in a stand mixer fitter with a paddle attachment for at least 5 minutes, until the mixture is thick and moussey, and leaves a little trail before slowly sinking back into the rest of the mixture.
  • Carefully fold in the melted chocolate and butter. Sift the cocoa over the top and fold in carefully.
  • Divide the mixture between the prepared moulds and refrigerate for up to 6 hours before cooking.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 celsius (400 Fahrenheit) ( if using a fan forced oven set the temperature at 180 celsius (355 Fahrenheit)) and place a baking tray inside.
  • Place the fondants on top of the hot tray and bake 9–12 minutes. If the puddings will be sitting around for a few minutes before serving err on the side of caution and go for the shortest baking time. Leave for 1 minute before turning out into a bowl.

Notes

I've successfully made these puddings with coconut oil in place of butter. The flavour isn't quite as rich, but just as delicious, and a touch healthier.
For an extra oozy and decadent pudding push a square of chocolate into the centre of the pudding before baking.

Nutrition

Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 233mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4.9mg