Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Liquid Gold Chocolate Fondants


Guess who’s back, back again...Bigarades back, and well, I’ve bought you a recipe!
No diets were hurt in the making of these I swear!

Okay mine was...calorie overload...I actually felt emotional pain.
I spent half an hour this morning at 6 am, in the gym, burning off those calories my Punjabi parents have forced upon me...okay I lied they didn’t force them upon me but hey who can resist double servings of Saag! (Obviously not me)

Where was I?
Oh yes, in the gym “giving it large” on the fitness freak front.
Those of you who know me, know how much fitness means to me :D (HAAAAAA)
So I stroll into college on this beautiful march day, and find out were cooking chocolate fondants...yes those molten chocolate cakes, the really nice gooey ones, yessss....those ones that could push Mr Motivator over the edge!!

So we had like a free lesson right, we love those at our college.
So we made stuff, like you do *rollseyes*

Oeufs de neige (poached meringue, to my understanding)
Sable biscuit & Balsamic strawberry stacks
Chocolate Fondants (wink wink)
Mango & Passion fruit Bavarois

Eventful day may I just add!
We used to make chocolate fondant where I used to work!
Amazed me it did!
A cake, with chocolate melting in the middle...Dreamalicious baby!
So when we did it at college today my mind went into OVERLOAD!
So I thought hey “hey heyyyy”,why don’t  I share this sinful food with the readers!

So folks, enough of my chronic rambling, I present you with;
Chocolate fondants.

You will need,

2 Egg yolks
4 Whole eggs
80gf Caster sugar
130g Butter
130g Dark chocolate (the bitterererer the bettererer ;) )
30g Plain flour
14g Cocoa powder
You will also need to preheat your oven to 180Deg

I used tin pudding basins,and got 6 large servings from this mix :)

In a bowl whisk together your:
Yolks,Whole eggs,Cocoa powder,Flour & sugar


 Put zee mix to one side,Then in a small sauce pan melt your butter,to your melted butter add your chocolate.melt it slowly,its best to take it off of the heat at this stage,other wise it starts to go a bit crazy and wants to burn
!
Add this gorge! Buttery chocolatey mix to the egg mix.

Now Mix well and leave to cool for about an hour.
(these freeze REAL well!! and are best cooked form frozen in my humble opinion! iv frozen some for mothers day! BONUS!!)
Grease your moulds,fill them with the mix,about 2/3 up the side.
Bake for 9 minutes! (yes that's all it takes to get deliciousness!!)

Dinner party at mine? 

SHIMPLES!

16 comments:

Gulmohar said...

Oh my..that's sinful for sure..but I would say, it's my kind of dessert.
Good to see you back :D

Bigarade said...

haha yur just too sweet! i have been browsing your blog,just havent had the time to comment,but yup im back :D x

M D said...

You are making me jealous and envious by posting such tempting recipes. I am big fan of these liquid centered cakes. We call them Molten Lava Cake here.

Bigarade said...

Molten lava cakes eh! sounds even better! glad you liked it :) x

Malar Gandhi said...

Oh my gosh...that such a drool worthy dessert...looks incredible.

Pedhakka said...

oh this reminds me of MOLTEN LAVA CAKE !!!Adding it to my TO DO list

Mae said...

Ok, I need to find those tin pudding basins... I'm guessing baking supply stores? I have the darndest time finding that sort of thing in Chicago! I love this, though, you always make it look so simple!

Bigarade said...

Malar: drool worthy..ima nick that line!! Thankyou :)

Pedhakka: put it at the top of your list and enjoy!!

Mae:I knew somebody would do it!
ask where the tins are from! i "Borrowed" these from the College store room! :$... the only place ive ever seen these is at a warehouse but that was in the uk so not much use i guess! maybe try here? http://www.ryepac.co.uk/foil_pudding_basins_prd_PUDD.aspx Thanks for the comment any how! :)

5 Star Foodie said...

Wow, pure decadence, yum!

Janice said...

fabulous. I've seen all those Mastercheffy types fail to make this right, your looks perfect.

Bigarade said...

5 Star foodie ; Thanks :)

Janice; Youve really made my day!! (well night now)
Comparing my dish to master chef *swoons* Thank you for popping by :)

Sanjana said...

Hahaha this made me laugh so much! Mr Motivator probably couldn't even resist double servings of saag. As for your chocolate fondant... Great success! Looks gorgeous! Ah and I love Mr Meerkat too :D

Bigarade said...

Who can resist double helpings of saag? isit even possible!!
Thanks for the comment :)

Choclette said...

These look totally amazing. I've made them before, but your photos make them look extra delicious.

Bigarade said...

Aww thankyou :) they were so delish!
i dipped bluberries in them :D mmmm Thanks for the comment :)

Jgreen said...

you never fail to amaze!
these look brilliant,im sure they taste amazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzing

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