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Mini-Molten Chocolate Cakes

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 20 mins Cool 20 mins Bake 400°F 12 mins to 14 mins
Mini-Molten Chocolate Cakes
  • 3/4  cup  butter
  • 6  ounces  semisweet chocolate, chopped
  •  Granulated sugar
  • 3  eggs
  • 3  egg yolks
  • 1/3  cup  sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  vanilla
  • 1/4  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 2  tablespoons  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1  recipe Mocha Cream (see recipe below)
  •  Chocolate spiral garnishes (optional)
  •  Fresh raspberries

1. In heavy saucepan combine butter and chopped chocolate; melt over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool. Grease six 1-cup souffle dishes or 6-ounce custard cups. Coat with granulated sugar. Place in shallow baking pan; set aside.

2. Beat eggs, egg yolks, powdered sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer on high speed about 5 minutes or until thick and pale yellow. Beat in chocolate mixture on medium speed. Sift flour and cocoa over chocolate mixture; beat on low speed just until blended. Spoon into prepared dishes.

3. Bake in a 400 degree F oven 12 to 14 minutes or until cakes rise slightly and feel firm at edges and softer in the center when pressed gently. Cool in dishes 5 minutes. Invert with pot holders onto plates. Cool 15 minutes before serving with Mocha Cream. If desired, sprinkle with additional sifted powdered sugar and top with spiral garnishes and raspberries. Makes 6 servings.

Mocha Cream
  • 1  teaspoon  instant espresso powder or 2 teaspoon instant coffee crystals
  • 1  tablespoon  hot water
  • 1/2  cup  cold whipping cream
  • 2  tablespoons  powdered sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  vanilla

1. In a cup stir espresso powder or coffee crystals and hot water until dissolved. In chilled bowl combine whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and espresso mixture. Beat with chilled beaters of electric mixer on medium-high speed until soft peaks form.

Nutrition Facts (Mini-Molten Chocolate Cakes)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 532,
  • Fat, total (g) 45,
  • chol. (mg) 302,
  • sat. fat (g) 26,
  • carb. (g) 31,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 2430,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 276,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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