Chocolate – 450 gms (not too sweet and not too bitter)
Butter – 1/2 cup, unsalted, cubed
Eggs – 2, large
Egg Yolks – 2
Sugar – 1/4 cup
Almonds – 1/4 cup, ground to a fine powder
Plastic moulds – few, greased
Icing Sugar (or Cocoa Powder) to garnish
1. Mix the chocolate and butter in a bowl set over a pan of boiling water.
2. Ensure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water.
3. Heat till the chocolate and butter has melted fully, stirring from time to time.
4. Remove and keep warm.
5. Beat the eggs and egg yolks in a bowl.
6. Halfway through, add the sugar and beat well until the mixture is soft pale yellow and doubled in size.
7. Add the almond flour and beat well until well combined.
8. Add the reserved melted chocolate and beat for a minute.
9. Fill the moulds with the batter and place them in a preheated oven at 425F/220C.
10. Bake for 10 minutes or until the top is almost set.
11. Remove and quickly invert onto serving plates.
12. Sprinkle some icing sugar on top.
13. Serve hot.