chocolate fondant

Chocolate fondant: Decadent and rich. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula.

Chocolate fondant – Rich, luxurious chocolaty dessert

Enjoy the perfect cure to your chocolate craving. It is so decadent and indulgent.

chocolate fondant

Chocolate fondant: Decadent and rich. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula.

Chocolate makes everything better in life, doesn’t it? This chocolate fondant recipe is rich, luxurious and incredibly indulgent. Each bite will fill your mouth with a rich, irresistible chocolaty flavour.

Ready in less than 15 minutes and enough for four people, this decadent dessert is the perfect cure for a chocolate craving. This dessert only needs 8 minutes in the oven, before it comes out steaming with its seductive flavour.

Next time you are looking for a quick and easy chocolate dessert, look no further than this chocolate fondant recipe. If you love chocolate, it will certainly hit the spot. Just a friendly warning, this dessert is so addictive that you may find yourself craving it all the time. It will also easily become a frequent menu request from your family.

Serve this chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit like berries. Add a beautiful green mint leaf as a garnish to add some colour to your dessert.

Chocolate fondant recipe

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Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula Course: DessertCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 250 g unsalted butter

  • 250 g dark chocolate

  • 100 g flour

  • 125 g castor sugar

  • 5 egg yolks

  • 5 whole eggs


  • Preheat the oven at 160˚C.
  • Add the egg yolks to the whole eggs.
  • Place the sugar in a separate bowl and add the eggs. Gently start to whisk the mixture until all the egg is incorporated into the sugar. Continue whisking until fluffy and double in volume.
  • Over a very low heat melt the butter and add chocolate, stirring slowly.
  • Add the melted butter and chocolate to the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Stir through gently until fully combined.
  • Add the flour and gently mix for longer than 1 minute.
  • Coat the dariole mould with melted butter and lightly dust with cocoa powder.
  • Pour into dariole moulds and bake in the oven at 180˚C for 8 minutes.


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