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Scrumptious Chocolate Fondant

Sometimes you want a chocolate dessert that isn’t too heavy, just a small smackerel of chocolate gooey heaven. Cue the fondant. The downfall of many a MasterChef contender, it’s developed a bit of a reputation. However, as long as you’re meticulous about timing, you can’t go wrong. The chocolate fondant is always impressive!

Scrumptious Chocolate Fondant

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By Rose Serves: 6
Prep Time: 40 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes

Chocolate gooey heaven!


  • 125g plain chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 150g unsalted butter (125g for the recipe, 25g for greasing the basins)
  • 4 eggs
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 50g self-raising flour (plus a little extra for dusting)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • icing sugar (for dusting)
  • whipped cream (to serve)



Melt the chocolate and butter together in a heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan of gently simmering water – stir until combined then leave to cool


While the chocolate cools, preheat the oven to 180’C/Gas mark 4


Lightly butter and flour 6x 200ml pudding basins


Whisk the eggs and sugar together until light and pale and doubled in volume


Fold the egg mixture into the cooled chocolate – sift in the flour and cocoa then fold until combined


Spoon the chocolate mixture into the prepared pudding basins and bake for 6-7 minutes until risen


Loosen the puddings with a knife and carefully turn out


Dust with icing sugar and serve with whipped cream


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  • Glenn Hutton
    June 6, 2019 at 11:47 am

    Looks delicious!

  • Margaret Gallagher
    June 6, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    One of my all time favourites

  • Chloe Taylor
    June 7, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    Oh how indulgent… YUM! Such an incredible Dessert!! xxxx

    • Margaret Gallagher
      June 17, 2019 at 12:54 pm

      Such a DELIGHT

  • tracyknixon
    June 8, 2019 at 6:30 am

    Looks devine!

  • amy simpson
    June 8, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Looks scrumptious x

  • amy simpson
    June 16, 2019 at 6:23 am

    I will be attempting this soon x

  • Heather Haigh
    June 23, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Top dessert! Going to the top of my list.

  • Sheena Batey
    June 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm


  • mandydoherty65
    August 18, 2019 at 10:08 am

    Looks so delicious

  • Sandy Ralph
    August 25, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    looks so yummy

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