All Things Easy

Simple ways to make things simple

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes February 18, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — allthingseasy @ 5:14 am

Doesn’t that make your mouth water? One thing I LOVE to do is bake! I used to bake with my grandmother when I was growing up and there is something about the way it makes me feel. I remember being so little she would have to pull a stool up just so I was tall enough to see over the countertop and then let me use her big wooden spoon to mix everything up.

No matter HOW incapable of baking you THINK you are, this recipe is SO SIMPLE that you have no excuse and you must try it! This desert is the perfect thing to serve your guests and they will think you are the perfect host or hostess! For those of you who have attempted Martha Stewart and failed miserably, this will prove that you can do something divine in the kitchen. Trust me!

One suggestion of mine would be to make the batter just before dinner and then bake these about 20 minutes before you’re ready to serve dessert. They are so incredibly delicious hot that it truly must be a sin.

For pictures with more of a detailed description, go to The Pioneer Woman Cooks

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 13 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 4

  • 4 pieces (squares) Semi-sweet Baking Chocolate
  • ½ cups Butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • 2 whole Egg Yolks
  • 6 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 cups Real Whipping Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray 4 custard cups with Pam and place on cookie sheet. Microwave chocolate and butter in large bowl on high for about 1 minute, until butter is melted. whisk until chocolate is also melted. Stir in sugar until well blended. Whisk in eggs and egg yolks. Stir in flour. Divide between cups. Bake 13-14 minutes until sides are firm and center is soft. Let stand 1 minute. Combine sugar and heavy cream and whip until stiff. Dump cakes onto plates and top with homemade whipped cream.

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