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Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quality dark chocolate (70%)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 pt fresh Strawberry 
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 
  • 6 teaspoons fresh whipped cream

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF
  2. place the chocolate into a heatproof bowl, add the butter and a pinch of sea salt and place over a pan of gently simmering water until smooth and melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the sugar and eggs together until thick and fluffy. Whisking constantly, pour the chocolate mixture into the eggs, until combined.
  4. Divide between 6 small ovenproof teacups or ramekins, then place them in a large, deep roasting tray. Place the tray in the oven, then carefully pour enough boiling kettle water into the tray to come halfway up the side of the cups.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes, then carefully remove the cups from the tray and leave them to sit for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  6. In a separate bowl combine Sliced Strawberries and granulated sugar 
  7. For maximum pleasure, enjoy the chocolate pudding at room temperature – Serve with a spoonful of Fresh Whipped Cream and Strawberries.

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