This recipe is rich and perfect for a special winter indulgence. 

It may not be an everyday dessert, but it sure is delicious once in a while!




  • 100g Good quality dark chocolate, chopped
  • 35g Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons plain flour
  • ¼ Cup cream fraiche
  • 1 Mandarin, zested, segments separated
  • 2 Tablespoons freeze dried mandarins (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease four ramekins with spray oil.
  2. Melt chocolate and butter in a bowl over gently simmering water. In another bowl lightly whisk the eggs, yolks and sugar together. Whisk in the melted chocolate and mandarin zest, then fold in the flour.
  3. Pour mixture into ramekins to two thirds full. Transfer to the oven and bake for 10–15 minutes or until the edges are set and there is a slight wobble in the middle
  4. Turn out fondant onto a serving plate, top with mandarin segments, crème fraiche and freeze-dried mandarin (optional).

Nutritional information

  • Energy 1703kJ
  • Total Fat 23.0g
  • Sat. Fat 12.0g
  • Carbs 46.2g
  • Sugar 40.5g
  • Sodium 78.0mg
  • Protein 5.8g
  • Fibre 0.8g