Serves: 6

In her book Entertaining Chic!, Claudia Taittinger, of the world-famous Taittinger Champagne family, shares her tips for hosting fabulous dinner parties with sophistication and style and reveals a riot of recipes guaranteed to impress.


  • 150g unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 200g dark chocolate (60% cacao)
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 50g all-purpose/plain flour
  • Berries, for serving
  • Ice cream or crème fraîche, for serving


1Butter 6 ramekins; set aside.

2Microwave the butter for about 10 seconds, until softened. Chop the chocolate and melt in a bain-marie or double boiler

3In a bowl, combine the softened butter and sugar.

4Add the eggs, one at a time, alternating with the flour. Stir in the melted chocolate, pour the mixture into buttered ramekins.

5Put the ramekins in the freezer for 1 hour.

6Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C) and put the ramekins in the oven for exactly 20 minutes. Unmould and serve hot, decorated with berries and crème fraîche or ice cream.

Recipe taken from our sister magazine France Today.


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