Chocolate Fondant Delight

Chocolate Fondant Delight
  • 10 servings
  • 1:00 Preparation
  • 1:00 Cooking
  • 3:00 Total Time


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  • 4 oz
    (120 g)

    semi-sweet, brown chocolate, coarsely chopped

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)


  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    soft butter

  • 2

    egg yolks at room temperature

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    powdered almonds

  • 6 Tbsp.
    (90 mL)

    all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    almond extract

  • 4

    egg whites at room temperature

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    white sugar


Heat the oven to 375°F / 190°C.

Butter a 9 in. (22 cm) springform pan.

Heat the milk and add the chocolate gradualy, stirring all the time.

Add the butter to the melted chocolate and mix well.

Let cool for 5 minutes.

Add the egg yolks, one by one, mixing well between each.

Fold in the almonds and mix well.

Sift the flour and carefully fold it in to make a dough.

Add the almond extract.

Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.

Add the sugar gradually, stirring well after each addition.

Fold into the chocolate preparation.

Pour into the pan and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Let cool.

Turn the cake out onto a rack.

Place the rack on a plate.

Pour the chocolate frosting onto the cake and spread evenly with a spatula.

Let stand for about 1 hour.

Serve with the white chocolate sauce.

Source: Metro