As we all get creative in the kitchen, why not try a chef’s secret delicious dessert recipe? Dean Cole, Head Pastry Chef at The Belfry Hotel & Resort has shared his hot chocolate fondant recipe to make six gooey and rich fondants so you can make hotel quality food at home.


  • 140g 85% dark chocolate
  • 125g Unsalted butter
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 120g Caster sugar
  • 75g Plain flour
  • Butter
  • Cocoa powder


  • Melt 140g of dark chocolate with a 125g unsalted butter over a pan of hot water
  • Once melted remove from the pan, add two eggs, and whisk the mixture
  • Add the last two eggs and continue to whisk the mixture before adding 120g of caster sugar. Continue to stir the chocolate mixture
  • Add 75g of plain flour and stir the mix until smooth
  • Lightly butter your moulds and coat with cocoa powder before transferring the mix (approx. 120g)
  • Place the filled moulds on a tray and bake for eight minutes at 180֯C
  • After eight minutes, remove from the oven and leave it to rest for two minutes
  • Serve as desired. We recommend serving with berries and whipped cream or ice cream

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