Warm Molten Chocolate Cakes
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Rich and gooey warm molten chocolate cakes come together in just minutes with simple ingredients. The perfect chocolate lover's dessert with a big wow factor! Plus they are naturally gluten free.
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Serves: 6
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 TBSP cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 4 large egg yolks {I use Chino Valley Rancher's Organic Pasture Raised Eggs}
  • 3 TBSP light brown sugar
  • 3 large egg whites {I use Chino Valley Rancher's Organic Pasture Raised Eggs}
  • 3 TBSP granulated sugar
  • 2 TBSP Dutch process cocoa powder, sifted
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly butter 6 ramekins and dust with cocoa powder.
  3. Set aside on a baking sheet.
  4. Over a double boiler, melt together chocolate and butter, whisking until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  5. Remove from heat and add in vanilla and salt.
  6. Whisk until combined and set aside to cool slightly.
  7. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix together egg yolks, brown sugar and the cocoa on medium-high speed.
  8. Mix until fully combined and thick, about 1-2 minutes.
  9. Add the cooled chocolate mixture to the egg mixture and mix until combined.
  10. The batter will be thick.
  11. In a clean bowl fitted with a whisk attachment, beat egg whites on high speed until foamy and thick.
  12. Add the granulated sugar and beat on high speed until firm, glossy peaks form.
  13. Remove from mixer and stir half of the egg white mixture into the chocolate mixture, combining quickly until barely blended.
  14. Add remaining egg white mixture and fold gently until fully combined.
  15. Spoon batter evenly into prepared ramekins.
  16. Bake on a cookie sheet in center rack of oven for 12-14 minutes, until tops are cracked and puffy.
  17. Cakes will appear fudgey in center and toothpick will not come out clean.
  18. Serve warm with ice cream or freshly whipped cream and berries.
Recipe by Browned Butter Blondie at https://brownedbutterblondie.com/flourless-molten-chocolate-cakes/