Molten Lava Cakes

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 sticks butter, unsalted, plus more for ramekins
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch cayenne
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Butter 8 (6-ounce) ramekins and sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon sugar.

  • In a saucepan combine butter, cinnamon, cayenne, nutmeg, and chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth; stir frequently. Cool slightly.

  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, confectioners' sugar, eggs and yolks, vanilla extract and almond extract until creamy. Add melted chocolate to the batter and whisk together.

  • Pour into prepared ramekins.

  • Bake cakes until the top is stiff and cracked and the edges are dark, about 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Loosen the edges of the cake with a small paring knife then invert onto plates while warm.


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    Molten Lava Cakes Recipe : Patrick and Gina Neely : Food Network