Individual sized desserts are attractive, in my opinion. On the table or in a picture, they have an appeal that I find irresistible. They have their advantages too. You don’t have to share it with anyone and enjoy all by yourself. You can even go for a second helping saying that it was too small. At least that’s what I do.
There is a very good reason for this post today. An elation that is to be shared with something sweet. My entry was announced as one of the winners in this month’s , for originality.
Of course, you all chose one of the photos in that series as a already. Many congratulations to all the other winners and many thanks to the judges.IngredientsBittersweet chocolate – 4 oz (about ¾ cup)
Butter – 4 tbsp
Eggs – 4, separated
Sugar – 2/3 cup
Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
All purpose flour – 1 tbsp
Salt – ¼ tspMethod
Melt chocolate and butter together in microwave or in a double boiler. Whip eggs yolks, sugar, vanilla and salt vigorously together for about 2 minutes, until well combined. Combine melted chocolate with the egg mixture. Whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Sprinkle flour over the chocolate-egg mixture and add the egg whites. Gently fold everything together until well combined. Butter and flour four ramekins and spoon the mixture into the ramekins. Bake at 450F oven for about 8 minutes, until the top is set. Serve warm or at room temperature with berries and whipped cream. Serves 4.