Divine Vegan Chocolate Fondants: Perfectly Melted Every Time

Divine Vegan Chocolate Fondants: Perfectly Melted Every Time

Experience pure bliss with these divine vegan chocolate fondants, featuring a foolproof trick to guarantee a melted chocolate center every time. These fondants are heavenly little pots of rich, chocolatey goodness that are not only vegan, but also gluten-free and refined sugar-free. This recipe, taken directly from the new book “Vegan Chocolate Treats”, promises a delicious dessert that is incredibly easy to make. The hardest part? Wait five minutes after cooking to dig in!


Why you'll love it: These chocolate fondants are the epitome of decadence with their gooey, molten centers and rich chocolate flavor. The simple trick of freezing the chocolate centers guarantees a perfectly melted filling every time, making this recipe both foolproof and impressive. Plus, being vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, these fondants cater to a variety of dietary preferences without compromising taste or indulgence.

Perfect occasion: These chocolate fondants are ideal for any occasion that calls for a breathtaking dessert. Serve them at dinner parties, romantic dinners or special celebrations to impress your guests with minimal effort. They're also perfect for a cozy evening when you want to treat yourself to something special. Enjoy them warm, straight out of the oven, for the best experience.

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Decorating Tips: For an extra touch of elegance, sprinkle the top of the fondants with a little cocoa powder or powdered sugar before serving. Garnish with fresh berries, a sprig of mint or a dollop of coconut cream for a beautiful presentation. Serving the fondants in their ramekins adds a rustic charm that is sure to impress.


For cheat centers:

  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup

For the fondants:

  • Coconut oil, for greasing
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) oat milk
  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa powder, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 30 g (1/3 cup) ground oat flakes
  • 60 g (1/3 cup) coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of pure maple syrup


  1. Prepare the cheat centers:
    • Melt the coconut oil and stir in the cocoa powder and maple syrup until well combined.
    • Pour this mixture into an ice cube tray, dividing it equally among three cubes, and place it in the freezer until solid.
  2. Prepare the ramekins:
    • Grease three ramekins with coconut oil and sprinkle the inside with cocoa powder.
  3. Preheat oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 190°C (375°F) or gas mark 5.
  4. Prepare the fondant dough:
    • In a bowl, mix the oat milk and apple cider vinegar. Let sit for a while to curdle slightly.
    • Add the cocoa powder, ground oats, coconut sugar and maple syrup to the oat milk mixture. Whisk until the batter is smooth and well mixed.
  5. Assemble the fondants:
    • Pour half of the batter evenly into the prepared ramekins.
    • Place a cube of frozen chocolate in the center of each ramekin.
    • Cover with the rest of the dough, making sure the chocolate cubes are well enclosed.
  6. Cook and serve:
    • Bake the fondants in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
    • Let the fondants cool for 5 minutes before serving to achieve a perfect melted center.
    • Serve warm for the ultimate chocolate experience.

Enjoy these divine vegan chocolate fondants, a truly indulgent treat that combines simplicity and decadence in every bite!


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