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Molten Chocolate Cakes

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Introduction

It appears each restaurant in America offers a variant of this stunning cake made by expert chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Yet, his especially rich and chocolaty version is unique and in a class of it's own.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 180 grams dark chocolate
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 medium egg yolks
  • 1 sugar
  • 1 gram salt
  • 2 tablespoons flour

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Method

Molten Chocolate Cakes is a community recipe submitted by Lauren Johnson and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat the oven to 450°F. Butter and softly flour four 6-ounce ramekins. Tap out the abundance flour. Set the ramekins on a heating sheet
  • In a twofold boiler, over stewing water, liquefy the butter with the chocolate. In a medium dish, beat the eggs with the egg yolks, sugar and salt at rapid until thickened and pale.
  • Whisk the chocolate until smooth. Rapidly overlay it into the egg blend alongside the flour.
  • Spoon the player into the readied ramekins and prepare for 12 minutes, or until the sides of the cakes are firm yet the focuses are delicate.
  • Let the cakes cool in the ramekins for 1 moment, and then cover each with a reversed dessert plate. Deliberately turn every one over, let stand for 10 seconds and afterward unmold. Serve promptly.
  • Make Ahead:

    The food can be put to the fridge for a few hours; convey to room temperature before preparing. Now these chocolate delivery options are simple.

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    What 3 Others have said

    • Hey Lauren , I've been using this recipe more than single times for molten chocolate cakes , and there is never a day that its let me down ! I've been requested to all my friends to bake , I've looked up a lot of recipes for molten chocolate cake but they don't look promising enough . But This one is Perfect match. Thank you .

      Posted by Nesha on 10th September 2015
    • Hello Lauren, You cake recipe is gorgeously elegant cake. After reading this recipe, I want to try this once. I just want to say thanks a lot for sharing this recipe with us. Keep Working..!! Waiting for your next recipe.

      Posted by MariaLee on 10th September 2015
    • I just love this recipe. Easy to do it. I am very thankful to you Lauren.....

      Posted by marrythomus on 10th September 2015
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