Molten chocolate cake

Molten chocolate cake

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

10 min

Resting

15 min

Ingredients

2Servings
66⅔ g
bittersweet couverture chocolate
66⅔ g
unsalted butter
33⅓ g
sugar
½
eggs
1⅛
egg yolks
20 g
flour
tsp
salt
unsalted butter (for greasing)
sugar (for dusting)
confectioner’s sugar (for garnish)
whipped cream (for serving)
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Utensils

baking tin, pastry brush, oven, cutting board, knife, saucepan (small), hand mixer with beaters, whisk, oven

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Nutrition per serving

Cal533
Fat37 g
Protein8 g
Carb46 g
  • Step 1/7

    Butter baking tins and dust with sugar. Make sure that it is evenly spread on the inside of the tins. Tap out excess sugar.
    • unsalted butter (for greasing)
    • sugar (for dusting)
    • baking tin
    • pastry brush

    Butter baking tins and dust with sugar. Make sure that it is evenly spread on the inside of the tins. Tap out excess sugar.

  • Step 2/7

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Roughly chop couverture chocolate. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped chocolate and melt together.
    • 66⅔ g unsalted butter
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • saucepan (small)

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Roughly chop couverture chocolate. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped chocolate and melt together.

  • Step 3/7

    Beat sugar, eggs, egg yolks, and salt in a large bowl with a mixer or whisk.
    • 33⅓ g sugar
    • ½ eggs
    • 1⅛ egg yolks
    • tsp salt
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Beat sugar, eggs, egg yolks, and salt in a large bowl with a mixer or whisk.

  • Step 4/7

    Next, add the melted chocolate to the egg mixture and stir together until a smooth batter forms.
    • whisk

    Next, add the melted chocolate to the egg mixture and stir together until a smooth batter forms.

  • Step 5/7

    Add flour and stir in as well.

    Add flour and stir in as well.

  • Step 6/7

    Now, divide the batter evenly among the buttered baking tins (approx. 4 cm high). Next, place the filled tins in the freezer for approx. 5 - 7 min.

    Now, divide the batter evenly among the buttered baking tins (approx. 4 cm high). Next, place the filled tins in the freezer for approx. 5 - 7 min.

  • Step 7/7

    Bake cakes in a preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 8 - 10 min. Let stand for approx. 5 - 7 min. Carefully turn out the cakes, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar, and serve immediately. Whipped cream or ice cream go wonderfully with this treat.
    • 66⅔ g bittersweet couverture chocolate
    • oven

    Bake cakes in a preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 8 - 10 min. Let stand for approx. 5 - 7 min. Carefully turn out the cakes, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar, and serve immediately. Whipped cream or ice cream go wonderfully with this treat.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Molten chocolate cake

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