Chocolate bombe

Ingredients

2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp sugar and 2 tbsp cocoa to line the pudding basins

250g 70% dark vegan chocolate

250g butter

250g plain gluten-free flour

50g cocoa

1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder

4 eggs

250g golden castor sugar

1 good tsp vanilla extract

2 shots espresso

1 filled chocolate egg, about 40g, either creme eggs or if you are not allergic to nuts then try peanut butter egg. With vegan, it’s a bit mine’s was filled with raspberry filling and one with Apple.

To Serve

Plain or orange creme fraiche Prailine egg, grated

Method

1.Preheat the oven to 180°fan. Prepare the basins by greasing very well with butter. Mix the sugar and cocoa together and then coat all over the sides and bottom of the basins.

2.In a bowl placed over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate with butter and stir through

3.In a separate bowl, mix the flour with cocoa and baking powder

4.Whips the eggs with sugar and vanilla until they have turned white and quadrupled in volume

5.When the chocolate and butter has melted, add the coffee

6.Fold the whipped egg mix into the butter, chocolate and coffee mix. Gently add the flour and cocoa mix in two parts and fold through.

7.Place half of the chocolate pudding mix into each basin and then place a chocolate egg (of the selection you have) in the centre, sitting up like a eggcup. Spoon more around to cover the eggs.

8.Place the pudding basins on a flat tray and put into the preheated oven and bake for approximately 15-17 minutes. May need a less time depending on your oven.

9.Leave to rest for five minutes so they come free of the basin then turn onto a plate and cut. Serve with flavored cream Fraiche or just plain creme fraiche with grated prailine egg. (optiona) this was one of John Torode’s recipes which tailored to vegan.

ENJOY!

Published by DFV Queen

I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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