Hazelnut & chocolate puddings with praline cream

Hazelnut & chocolate puddings with praline cream

This Diana Henry pudding takes time in the oven, but will come out with a  perfectly moist and slightly fudgy inside

  • Vegetarian

  • Serves8
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare20 mins
  • Cook40 mins
  • Total time1 hr

Ingredients

  • 150g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 130g blanched hazelnuts
  • 225g chocolate (about ½ dark, ½ milk), broken into pieces
  • 225g light brown soft sugar
  • 6 British Blacktail Free Range Large Eggs, separated
  • 20g ground almonds
  • 400ml double cream
  • Caster sugar, to taste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Icing sugar, for dusting

For the praline

  • Flavourless oil, to grease
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 70g blanched hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice