Gooey Hot cocoa Fondant Recipe

You’ve seen the pros do it on Masterchef but you’ve never been brave enough to provide a chocolate fondant recipe a go yourself. Time to adjust that! Dean Cole, Head Pastry Chef at The Belfry Hotel & Resort generously shared this recipe which makes six gooey and rich hot chocolate fondants so that you can make hotel quality food at home:


– 140g 85% dark chocolate

– 125g Unsalted butter

– 4 Large eggs

– 120g Caster sugar

– 75g Plain flour

– Extra butter

– Cocoa powder


– Pre-heat oven to 180C

– Melt 140g of dark chocolate with a 125g unsalted butter over a pan of hot water

– Once melted remove in the pan, add two eggs, and whisk the mixture

– Add the latter eggs and then whisk the mixture before adding 120g of caster sugar. Continue to stir the chocolate mixture

– Add 75g of plain flour and stir this mixture until smooth

– Lightly butter your moulds and coat with powered cocoa before transferring the mix (approx. 120g)

– Put the filled moulds on a tray and bake for eight minutes at 180C

– After eight minutes, remove from the oven and then leave to relax for two minutes

– Serve as desired. We recommend serving with berries and whipped cream or ice cream!

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