Ingredients / Shopping List
60g salted butter100g dark chocolate70g caster sugar60g ground almonds3 egg whites2 egg yolksTo serve: 6 Fresh apricots1 tblsp Caster sugar6 Strawberries50g cooking chocolateApricot jam glaze
Prep to Cook: Pan, bowl, spatula, electric hand whisk, mixing bowl, basin, 6 deep sided muffin tins, For decoration: polythene piping bag, non-stick parchment paper, cling film, dariole moulds, small pan, tablespoon, basin, pastry brush.
Prep: Oven 180⁰C or Gas Mark 4
Make sure the fruit is fresh and tangy to go alongside the light flour-free chocolate cakes. Serve them beautifully. The cakes provide a source of iron and minerals. The fruits give vitamin C and fibre.
Cooks Know How: In this recipe the skills are melting, whisking and folding. Baking is needed to turn the mixture into soft and moist chocolate cakes. Obviously poaching is also used if you prepare fresh apricots to serve with the cakes.