Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe dates to 1750 (Farmer & Farmer). If you wish to be authentic, try this recipe with the chocolate available from period sutlers ; the chocolate is mixed with cinnamon and pepper similar to the chocolate of the eighteenth century. SOURCE FARMER & FARMER

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces grated unsweetened chocolate (2 squares, i use mexican chocolate)
  • 8 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 12 cup flour


  1. Beat chocolate, sugar, & yolks together until thick & creamy.
  2. Fold in egg whites.
  3. Sift flour over mixture and fold in.
  4. Grease muffin tins.
  5. Fill half full with mixture.
  6. Bake at 325º F for 15-20 minutes or until tops are just firm.
  7. Cool before serving.