Molten chocolate fondant

Dinner with friends who were trying to convince us to get rooftop solar panels and battery storage…

Us: Why should we get it?

Friends: So you can go off the grid. What happens if you have power outage??

Us: We go to your house.

Friends: !!!

Molten chocolate fondant

(Adapted from J’aime et je cuisine le chocolate)

For 6 servings

4 eggs
75 g sugar
55 g almond flour (or 40 g all-purpose flour)
100 g unsalted butter
150 g dark chocolate
Butter and flour to brush ramakins
Vanilla ice-cream (optional)

  1. Preheat oven to 410F.
  2. Brush 6 ramekins with melted butter and sprinkle flour.
  3. In a medium bowl, use a whisk to mix eggs with sugar.
  4. Whish almond flour (or all-purpose flour) to the egg mixture. Set aside.
  5. Melt butter + chocolate in a small bowl over a pot of boiling water.
  6. Whisk melted butter + chocolate into the egg + sugar + flour mixture.
  7. Divide the batter into 6 ramekins.
  8. Bake for 9-10 minutes.
  9. Carefully unmold the cake onto a plate.
  10. Serve with vanilla ice-cream if using.