Easiest Molten Chocolate Cakes

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Easiest Molten Chocolate Cakes

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Molten lava cake split open with oozing chocolate topped with chocolate ice cream and hot fudge and garnished with fresh raspberries

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Recipe Data

2
Servings
15min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Don't be afraid. This is actually an easier dessert to prepare than you might think. 

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    Ingredients
    Serves 2
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    ½ c.Hy-Vee butter, plus additional for greasing
    Hy-Vee baking cocoa
    6 oz.bittersweet chocolate
    2Hy-Vee large eggs
    2egg yolks
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee sugar
    Hy-Vee chocolate ice cream, optional
    Purchased hot fudge sauce, optional
    Fresh raspberries, for garnish

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      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter two 10-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Dust with cocoa; set aside.

      2. Melt butter and chocolate in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently. Cool slightly.
      3. Beat eggs, egg yolks and sugar in a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer on high for 5 minutes. Beat in flour and melted chocolate until combined. Divide batter between prepared ramekins.
      4. Place ramekins on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until sides of cakes are firm but centers are soft. Do not overbake.
      5. Cool cakes in ramekins for 5 minutes. Run a small knife or metal spatula along sides of cakes to loosen. Invert onto dessert plates. If desired, top with ice cream and hot fudge sauce; garnish with raspberries.
      6. Make-ahead prep: Prepare as directed through Step 3. Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before baking.

      Nutrition facts

      Servings

      1110 Calories per serving
      1 lava cake

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 84g
      • Cholesterol: 495mg
      • Sodium: 85mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 78g
      • Protein: 16g

      Daily Values

      0%
      Vitamin A 40%
      0%
      Vitamin C 0%
      0%
      Iron 20%
      0%
      Calcium 6%

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      Seasons February 2017