Fancy making hotel-quality food at home? Well now you can, courtesy of a recipe for six gooey and rich hot chocolate fondants from Dean Cole, Head Pastry Chef at The Belfry Hotel & Resort. Check it out below...

140g 85% dark chocolate
125g Unsalted butter
4 Large eggs
120g Caster sugar
75g Plain flour
Cocoa powder


- Melt 140g of dark chocolate with a 125g unsalted butter over a pan of hot water
- Once melted remove from the pan, add two eggs, and whisk the mixture
- Add the last two eggs and continue to whisk the mixture before adding 120g of caster sugar. Continue to stir the chocolate mixture
- Add 75g of plain flour and stir the mix until smooth
- Lightly butter your moulds and coat with cocoa powder before transferring the mix (approx. 120g)
- Place the filled moulds on a tray and bake for eight minutes at 180֯C
- After eight minutes, remove from the oven and leave to rest for two minutes
- Serve as desired. We recommend serving with berries and whipped cream or ice cream

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