Melt a few rows of dark, dark chocolate with some chunks of fresh ripe pear, a little grate of fresh ginger and 50g of butter. While it’s melting whisk 4 eggs with 1/2 cup raw organic sugar, 2 cups ground almonds, 1/2 cup of cocoa and 1 tsp of baking powder. Pour in the chocolate etc and beat it all together. Bake in muffin cases for about 15 minutes in a 180 oven.
Just because the kids are poorly, and work is frantic, and visitors have gone home, and sleep is hard to come by, doesn’t mean you need to go without your pud.