The recipe actually comes from the cookbook I've been mentioning lately, Cooking for One cookbook! Quite easy a recipe, but my sister has no idea of any cooking techniques, no how-to knowledge, and I reckon she's been awesome at making this!
So if you're feeling chocolatey today, then keep reading!
Makes 2 100ml Ramekins
- Kitchen Scale
- Measuring Spoons
- Whisk and/or Hand Mixer
- Double Boiler/Bain Marie
- 2 100ml Ramekins or 1 200ml Ramekin
- 40g of dark chocolate, chopped
- 1 tbsp of caster sugar
- 15g milk chocolate, chopped,
- 1 egg, separated
- Cream to serve
- Preheat the oven to 200˚C/400˚F. Put the dark chocolate to in bowl set over a pan of simmering water (Double boiler/bain marie).
- Allow the chocolate to soften and as soon as it starts to look shiny/glossy, stir until it starts to melt. Set aside to cool.
- Butter the ramekins and sprinkle half teaspoon of the sugar. Shake the ramekins to coat the sugar everywhere.
- Add the chopped milk chocolate to the ramekins.
- Toss the remaining sugar in a bowl, together with the egg yolk. Whisk until the egg yolk becomes pale.
- Now, whisk the egg whites until firm peaks are formed.
- Transfer the melted chocolate to the yolk mixture bowl. Combine well.
- Then fold the egg white into the chocolate mixture.
- Make sure you keep the maximum of air as you can.
- Spoon the mixture into the ramekins.
- Put the ramekins on a tray and let bake for 15 minutes or until the pudding is puffed and spongelike!
- Drizzle cream on top and serve immediately!