Molten Lava Cakes

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)

Serves

5

Total Time

1hrs 22mins

Calories

468

Back by popular demand! Utterly decadent and deceptively impressive; keep a close eye on these little chocolate bombs while they're in the oven to ensure a molten center.

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    Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter130 g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powderas needed
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate100 gchopped
  • Egg icon
    Egg2
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk2
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar100 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 pinch
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour50 g
    Method

  • 1. Add unsalted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  • 2. Melt until completely melted - low heat
  • 3. Brush the inside of 5 ramekins with the butter
  • 4. Chill in fridge until set
  • 5. Dust with cocoa powder
  • 6. Add dark chocolate and unsalted butter to a clean medium glass bowl
  • 7. Heat in double boiler until completely melted
  • 8. Leave until cool - 5 min
  • 9. Add egg, egg yolk, granulated sugar and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 10. Whisk until well combined
  • 11. Add plain flour to the mixture
  • 12. Mix until combined
  • 13. Fold chocolate mixture into mixture gently
  • 14. Pour mixture into 5 ramekins
  • 15. Chill - 1 hr
  • 16. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  • 17. Prepare a clean large roasting dish with water
  • 18. Transfer ramekins to large roasting dish carefully
  • 19. Bake in water bath - 12 min, 200°C
  • 20. Remove content of 5 ramekins from ice bath
  • 21. Bake ramekins - 5 min, 200°C
  • 22. Invert carefully
  • 23. Serve

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