Hot chocolate cake with Banyuls syrup


Preparation info

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Appears in

The Richard Corrigan Cookbook

The Richard Corrigan Cookbook

By Richard Corrigan

Published 1999

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This is a great pudding for a party because the cakes can be prepared ahead of time, ready for baking, and kept in the fridge. If you don’t want to bother making the ganache, you can use good chocolate truffles instead, cut in half.


  • 45 g unsalted butter
  • 225 g dark chocolate, preferably Valrhona or a good


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Brush a thin layer of melted butter all over the inside of 10 moulds of a deep muffin tray. Each mould should be about 7 cm diameter and