Chocolate Cakes With Liquid Centers

Serve these easy-to-make molten chocolate cakes to impress any guest.

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like this rich chocolate delight.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 squares bittersweet chocolate (1 ounce each)
  • 2 eggs


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons all purpose flour


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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat oven to 450°F; butter and flour four 4-ounce ramekins.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In top half of double boiler set over simmering water, heat butter and chocolate until chocolate is almost melted.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Beat eggs, yolks and sugar until light colored and thick.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Mix chocolate and butter, and slowly pour into egg mixture, stirring constantly. Stir in flour until just combined.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Pour batter into molds and bake for 6 to 7 minutes. Cake centers will be quite soft. Invert molds on plates. Let sit 15 seconds. Unmold. Serve immediately with whipped cream.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

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