Chocolate Marquise


"This recipe is very chocolaty and I always get asked to make it. You can substitute half the cocoa powder for drinking chocolate to make it less rich."
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20 m servings 446 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 34.1 g
  • 52%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 235 mg
  • 78%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In the microwave or in a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate, stirring until smooth.
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and cocoa powder. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks. Dissolve instant coffee in water and beat dissolved coffee, sugar and honey into egg yolks until smooth. Slowly beat in slightly cooled chocolate. Beat in cocoa mixture.
  3. Whip cream until stiff peaks form and fold into chocolate mixture. Chill until serving.


  • Note
  • This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.


  1. 8 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This is so chocolaty and my kids ate it so quick! Quite complicated the firsttime round, but well worth it!!

Most helpful critical review

Way tooo much coffee flavor

This is so chocolaty and my kids ate it so quick! Quite complicated the firsttime round, but well worth it!!

I'm only giving this 5 stars because of the changes I made to it. I was a little nervous about the raw eggs, and 1/2 c of coffee seemed like a lot, too. These are the differences in ingredient...

This was very rich and decadent, so I will not be making this often. The flavor was excellent and I did not think the coffee flavor was too much, even though I used espresso powder! I did have...

This was awesome. I made it for a lunch I was having with friends and served it with strawberries and cream (it's too rich on its own) and I was asked for the recipe... brilliant.

I agree - it does have a strong coffee flavor. But that's fine with me, I love coffee!

Way tooo much coffee flavor

It has a very strong coffee flavor but is still very good!