PISTACHIO MOLTEN CHOCOLATE PUDDINGS
7 oz. (200g) dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
¾ cup (175mL) favourite lager
4 eggs, separated
4 oz. (110g) superfine sugar
2 oz. (58g) plain flour
2 Tbsp. (30mL) butter
1 oz. (30g) pistachios, very finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Melt chocolate in a bowl suspended over a saucepan of simmering water.
While the chocolate is melting, whisk together egg yolks, lager and sugar in a bowl.
Then whisk in melted chocolate, and fold in flour. In a separate bowl beat the egg whites until stiff and gently fold into chocolate mixture.
Grease 6 ramekins with butter and sprinkle finely chopped pistachio all around inside of cup, holding back a little for top of puddings.
Pour chocolate mixture into greased individual moulds, sprinkle remaining finely chopped pistachios on top and bake in pre-heated oven for 9-10 minutes.