How to make it

  • Melt the butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl placed over a pan of barely simmering water.
  • Combine the eggs and yolk with the icing sugar and orange zest; stir into the chocolate and butter mixture.
  • Sieve the flour, cocoa and baking powder and fold into cake batter. Leave this mixture to rest for 1 hour.
  • Brush 6 ramekins with melted butter and dust-out with cocoa powder.
  • Pipe or spoon the rested cake batter into the prepared ramekins and chill for a minimum of 3 hours or longer - 12 hours is ideal.
  • Bake the puddings at 180C/gas 4/350F for between 8-10 minutes. The sponge should be just set, and the centre still a little soft.
  • Leave to rest for 2 minutes before turning out. If you greased and cocoa'ed, they come out very easily

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    Delicous post wonderful photo and gotta luv that choc. thanks high5
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Wow.... is the recipe's picture??? my 5... looks great!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    delectable..
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  • pieplate 5 years ago
    YES. This sounds right. Chilling takes away merely underbaking to achieve that nice chocolate flow.
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  • quepidoll 5 years ago
    Wow...great recipe...Thanks for sharing...
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  • krumkake 5 years ago
    What a beautiful, impressive dessert for that "special company"...looks so rich and wonderfully chocolate - I have printed this one off and will file it with those "must try" posts!
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