Chinese five spice molten chocolate cake/Moelleux au chocolat noir,cœur 5 épices

Feel sorry for me…

I’m sick…

The sun’s out and I’m in, for what seems like decades. ….Oh yes ladies and gents, this is the feel sorry for me post! While the rest of the U.K were out frolicking in the sun, I was indoors with only my aches and pains to keep me company.  I’ve managed to catch some kind of summer flu, which has also temporarily stolen my voice.  Talk to me now and you may be forgiven for thinking I was a male teenage frog going through puberty!

At times like this when all you can do is croak, you get to thinking…

Leave a girl alone with her thoughts and pretty soon dark chocolate’ll come out, in my case, it came out in the form of moelleux au chocolat, (my head’s so woolly I can’t even think of a suitable translation). I generally like to stagger my chocolate recipes and don’t tend to post them one after the other, unless of course there is an emergency and chocolate is needed pronto, which is obviously the case here.  I needed something that could slide down the throat with minimum effort and produce that warm comforting feeling and maximum satisfaction, and moelleux au chocolat fit the bill perfectly….

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