• Chocolate Molten Cakes for Two

    By food writer Abbey

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    Looking for an easy, yet decadent dessert for Valentine’s Day? The centers are full of ooey-gooey chocolate, and the surrounding cake is rich and moist. Here’s the recipe…

    Chocolate Molten Cakes
    Prep time: 10 minutes
    Bake time: 10-12 minutes
    Yield: 2 chocolate molten cakes
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    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup unsalted butter
    2 egg yolks
    2 eggs
    1/3 cup powdered sugar, sifted
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    pinch of salt
    1 tablespoon softened butter for greasing ramekins
    1 tablespoon cocoa powder for dusting
    Directions:
    1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
    2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a double boiler over medium heat, about 3-5 minutes. Once it begins to melt, stir constantly and remove from heat when mostly melted, until smooth and creamy.
    3. Sift flour and powdered sugar together into a medium mixing bowl. Whisk egg yolks and eggs in a separate bowl until pale and fluffy. Add chocolate, eggs, vanilla, and salt to flour mixture and whisk until smooth.
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    4. Dust two 8 ounce ramekins with softened butter and cocoa butter. Do not miss any spots! Pour the chocolate batter into the ramekins, place them on a cookie sheet, and bake on 450°F for 10-12 minutes. The tops of the chocolate molten cakes should puff up and the sides firm, but the centers should still be jiggly and soft
    5. Remove cakes from oven and let cool for 3-5 minutes. Use the edge of a knife to gently loosen the cakes from the sides. Place a small dessert plate on top of the ramekin. Carefully flip over the plate and ramekin together to release the chocolate molten cake. Top with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, and berries if desired. Serve while warm, and enjoy a wonderful Valentine’s Day dessert for two!
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  • 4 comments

    1. NicoleLog said… February 25, 2017 2:27 pm

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    2. Mike Gregory said… February 14, 2017 3:31 pm

      Stunning! I love this desert! I adore it! Thank you!

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    4. Paige said… February 13, 2017 9:48 am

      Chocolate molten cakes are my favorite! We totally need to make these for my dad’s birthday this week!

      Paige
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