Molten chocolate cake

Based on 204 ratings

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
8 g
Fat
37 g
Carb
46 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.
    • 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 g couverture chocolate
    • 300 g 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 g sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • eggs
    • 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 g 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.