Sunday, 23 May 2010

French Chocolate Fondant Cake

This is a great dessert for you chocolate lovers.

200g dark chocolate
240g butter
8 eggs
400g sugar
130g flour
Preheat the oven to 170°C and butter a 24cm-wide cake pan.
In a bowl, melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over a water bath. Then set aside.
In a another bowl, mix the eggs and sugar with an electric mixer. Then place the bowl over the water bath and keep mixing until slightly warm (room temperature).

Pour the chocolate over the egg mixture, and blend together with a spatula.

Sprikle the flour over and mix together with the spatula. untill smooth.

Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake for 30 minutes until just set.

Monday, 10 May 2010

Chocolate dessert

I challenge anyone who has a more simple and delish dessert than this!! And don´t worry about the maringue on top, I just did that to show off :)

2 ½ dl double cream
200g dark chocolate
3 egg yolks
50g butter
zest from 1 orange
½ dl whiskey or cognac
1 vanilla pod, halved and seeds scraped out

1. Put the double cream, vanilla seeds and vanilla pod into a pot and bring it to the boil. Add the chockolate and butter and let it melt into the cream. Take off the heat and stir the egg yolks in one by one. Add the whiskey and orange zest to the chocolate and stir. Pour into small serving glasses and cool for 30 minutes.