Chocolate Charlotte is a sweet and fun dessert that is perfect for the next party, holiday celebration or special event. This rich recipe combines 51-percent dark chocolate with slivered almonds and fresh cherries. Be sure to add these sweet ingredients to your next grocery shopping trip so you can surprise your loved ones with a sweet treat after a wonderful Sunday dinner. We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!


  • 2 gelatin sheet
  • 4 eggs
  • 75 grams granulated sugar
  • 180 grams dark chocolate (51 %)
  • 150 grams butter
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup cherries (fresh)


  1. Line a cake pan with parchmnent paper.
  2. Soak the gelatin sheets in cold water.
  3. Separate the egg yolks and egg whites and place them in two different bowls.
  4. Whisk the yolks with the sugar until the mixture triples the volume.
  5. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate. Add the butter gradually. When it is fully incorporated, remove the pan from the double boiler and add the softened gelatin while mixing.
  6. Pour the chocolate into the yolk and sugar mixture and stir.
  7. Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  8. Stir in the chocolate mixture until homogenous.
  9. Pour the mixture into the pan and let cool for 6 hours.
  10. In a dry, non-stick pan, fry the flaked almonds, stirring constantly. Once they start to brown, remove from heat and continue to stir. Allow them to cool down.
  11. Unmold the marquise, decorate it with cherries and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
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