Molten chocolate cake

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
15
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-9+
300 g couverture chocolate (dark)
300 g butter
150 g sugar
eggs
egg yolks
90 g all-purpose flour
½ tsp salt
butter for greasing
sugar for coating
confectioner's sugar to garnish
whipped cream to serve
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • baking tins
  • small saucepan
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • mixer
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • ice cream scoop
  • freezer
  • oven

Nutrition per serving

Cal
533
Protein
8g
Fat
37g
Carb
46g

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.
  • butter for greasing
  • sugar for coating
  • pastry brush
  • baking tins

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.
  • 300 couverture chocolate
  • 300 butter
  • small saucepan
  • cutting board
  • knife

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.
  • 150 sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 egg yolks
  • mixer
  • large bowl

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.
  • 90 all-purpose flour

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.
  • ice cream scoop
  • freezer

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.
  • confectioner's sugar to garnish
  • whipped cream to serve
  • 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.