Chocolate Marquise

Chocolate Marquise

Ingredients (Serves 8)

  • 240g dark cooking chocolate
  • 80g butter
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 7 eggs (white and yolks separated)
  • 60g sugar

 

Preparation 30 mins Cook 5 mins

  • Melt the chocolate, sugar, butter, and cocoa in a saucepan over very low heat, stirring often.
  • Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl and fold into the chocolate mixture. Let cool.
  • In a large separate bowl whisk the egg whites with the sugar until soft peaks form. Fold into the chocolate mixture.
  • Pour into the loaf tin lined with cling film and smooth the top. Cover with cling film and refrigerate at least 4 hours, until chilled and set. Invert onto a serving platter and remove the plastic wrap. Using a knife dipped into hot water, cut into slices. Serve, with red fruits and/or custard cream.