Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Molten Chocolate Cake
  • Chef: Canola Info
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An easy recipe for an irresistible dessert. A rich chocolate cake with a soft melted chocolate center.

Ingredients of Molten Chocolate Cake

  • 250 ml canola oil
  • 325g Dark chocolate
  • 7 eggs
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs, finely chopped or mini chocolate chips

How to Make Molten Chocolate Cake

  • 1.In a double boiler, add water to the bottom pot and add canola oil and chocolate to the top pot.
  • 2.Bring water in the bottom pot to a boil. Turn heat to low and stir the oil-chocolate mixture for about 4 minutes,until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • 3.Make sure the water does not boil again.
  • 4.In a bowl, whisk whole eggs, egg yolks and sugars together until well blended.
  • 5.Whisk the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture until thoroughly incorporated.
  • 6.Add all-purpose flour and almond flour into the chocolate mixture and whisk until just combined. Fold in cacao nibs.
  • 7.Brush 10 small ramekins with canola oil and scoop about 6 Tbsp (90 mL) of cake batter into each ramekin.
  • 8.You may place filled ramekins in refrigerator or freezer for later baking but bring to room temperature before proceeding with the next step.
  • 9.Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C).
  • 10.Bake for 10 minutes.
  • 11.Remove the ramekins from the oven and unmold each of them directly onto a plate.
  • 12.Serve warm with fresh berries and Star Anise- and Orange-Infused Canola Ice Cream.