Friday, 5 July 2013

Chocolate Pots

So dd's German exchange student arrived late on Wednesday night which left me as a zombie during the day yesterday and when I haven't had enough sleep, I become grumpy. That feeling started to improve by yesterday afternoon, in part helped by invigilating students in a computer room with air conditioning - bliss and it kept me awake.

We don't normally have a pudding during the week unless I've made something at the weekend and we're eating leftovers. It was only the girls in last night and as we were eating dinner, I suggested we could go for a walk afterwards or maybe pop down to the pub on the river for a dessert. I left the girls to think about it and they were obviously thinking so hard that they forgot all about it. I thought I'd use the time to surf the internet and I came across this post on honey and soy. To be honest, I had book marked it a while ago thinking it would be great to make as the chocolate pots looked so luscious and I can reliably inform you that they tasted luscious too. As I hadn't heard anything from the girls for a while (deep into watching The Big Bang Theory) I decided to make these chocolate pots for pudding. So easy and so yummy.

130g chocolate (the recipe states dark chocolate but I didn't have enough left so I combined milk and dark)
115g butter
half a cup of caster sugar
2 eggs
3 tbsps plain flour

Break the chocolate up in a bowl with the butter. Put in the microwave on defrost for 6 minutes. Stir to combine.

















While the chocolate and butter are melting, butter some ramekins. The recipe says 4 but I filled 6. These are left over from when we bought some Gu desserts.




In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar and sugar. I used my hand whisk at this point.


Combine all the ingredients and divide equally between the ramekins.














Bake in an oven pre heated to 200 degrees centigrade for 20 minutes. I think if I had baked them for a slightly shorter period of time they would have been more gooey. Regardless, they were delicious.


This was a really easy dessert to make and saved me money as well - it would have cost us at least £15 for dessert in the pub. Not many steps to something so tasty.


11 comments:

  1. looks amazing! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling sunday!

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  2. Those look sooooooooooooooo good! Visiting from Our Delightful Home.

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  3. I love anything chocolate, so these chocolate pots are right up my street! I really love how you can make them into individual portions. I'd be thrilled if you'd come on over to Pink Recipe Box and link up at Creative Wednesdays: http://pinkrecipebox.com/creative-wednesdays-with-pink-recipe-box-2/

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  4. Yum, you are invited to share this with Show Your Stuff:

    http://www.treasuresmadefromyarn.com/2013/07/show-your-stuff.html

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  5. I would love for you to share and link up at my weekly TGIF Link Party if you haven't already this week. Your favorite posts, most popular, recent or new! The party is open every Thursday night and closes Wednesday's at midnight. Followed by (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday! http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/.
    I would be honored if you join us and follow to stay connected Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs, Cathy

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  6. They look so yummy! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Monday Funday!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  7. Hi Leah! Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays last week. I love chocolate pots and always find it hard to get it runny inside. I'm going to give your recipe a try. I'm featuring this recipe at tomorrow's party. Hope to see you again.

    Anne xx

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  8. An exchange student....how fun! And your Chocolate Pots look divine! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

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