Molten Chocolate Liquor Cakes – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: 3 1/2 ounces (100 g) dark chocolate, chopped,2 egg yolks,2 eggs,1 tablespoon of liquor per ramekin (or according to taste),1 tablespoon of liquor per ramekin (or according to taste),1 1/2 cups (180 g) powdered sugar,1/4 teaspoon salt,1/4 pound unsalted butter – (1 stick)

  1. Melt the chocolate and butter together in bain-marie and then let cool for a few minutes.Whip eggs, egg yolks, sugar and a pinch of salt until a light yellow color.
  2. Add the melted chocolate and the flour.Grease and flour 5 or 6 ramekins (or oven-proof glass cups) tapping out the excess flour.Divide the chocolate cream among the ramekins
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon of liquor into each ramekin and stir.Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for about one hour or until you are ready to bake.Pre-heat the oven to 450 F (230 C) and bake for about 13 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven, edges should be firm but the center will be runny.Run a sharp knife around each cake and unmold onto serving plates.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve immediately.


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