Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Show: All-Star
Save Recipe Print
Total:
45 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9-inch springform pan.

Put the chocolate and butter into the top of a double boiler (or in a heatproof bowl) and heat over (but not touching) about 1-inch of simmering water until melted. Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar in a mixing bowl until light yellow in color. Whisk a little of the chocolate mixture into the egg yolk mixture to temper the eggs - this will keep the eggs from scrambling from the heat of the chocolate; then whisk in the rest of the chocolate mixture.

Beat the egg whites in a mixing bowl until stiff peaks form and fold into the chocolate mixture. Pour into the prepared pan and bake until the cake is set, the top starts to crack and a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out with moist crumbs clinging to it, 20 to 25 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes, then remove sides of pan.

While the cake is cooking, make the whipped cream. Whip the cream until it becomes light and fluffy.

Serve at room temperature dusted with confectioners' and the whipped cream.

*Cook's Note: Food Network Kitchens tested this recipe after this show was taped and determined that 1 stick butter is the correct amount.

Best of Food Network 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Giant Chocolate Lava Cake 00:36

Create this cake's lava center by burying ice cream bars in the batter.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Giant Chocolate Lava Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate Lava Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Beatty's Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Big Chocolate Birthday Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Instant Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword