A chocolate lover’s dream, rich warm Chocolate Cake, served with a decedent hot chocolate sauce. Heart warming Dessert for all trips, especially in the cold.
These chocolate cups may be small but they are packed with sweet chocolaty goodness and are very rich making them an ideal small but satisfying dessert.
The chocolate mixture is gently heated then cooled before serving. Taking the time to continually stir ensures a pleasurable smooth texture.
This is so sweet and rich, you may need to serve with some simple wafers or cookies to balance the dessert.
285ml thickened cream (9 1/2 oz whipping cream)
200g (7oz) dark chocolate
2 egg yolks
3 tablespoons brandy
1 tablespoon salted butter
extra cream to garnish
6 ramekins, cups or similar single serve bowls
In a solid pot heat the cream until nearly boiling then remove from the heat.
Add the dark chocolate and continue melting until melted and smooth.
Mix in the egg yolks and brandy stirring until still smooth and well combined. Finally stir through the butter.
Evenly serve the chocolate mixture among the individual serving dishes. Drop drips of the garnish cream in the chocolate, then run a toothpick through to create hearts. Place in a cooler to set for at least 30 minutes before serving.