Monday, 24 November 2014

Molten lava cake


Ingredients :

1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 large eggs
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp plain all purpose flour
1 tbsp icing sugar
pinch of salt
180 grams of chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla essence

Method:

  1. Butter the ramekins very well to make sure the cakes don't stick in them during baking.
  2. Place over a double boiler and melt chocolate chips with butter in a heatproof bowl until smooth. (optional to add icing sugar)
  3. In another bowl add eggs, egg yolks, sugar, salt and vanilla essence. 
  4. Beat using beater until eggs turn light.
  5. Add the melted chocolate mixture gently, whisk together to combine.
  6. Sift the flour over the batter ,  mix until combine.
  7. Now divide the batter over the ramekins.
  8. Cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least one hour before baking. 
  9. When ready to bake, preheat the oven at 200C.
  10. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  11. Once baked , cool them.
  12. Then run a knife around each cake to make sure it isn't stuck and carefully turn each one over a plate.
  13. Serve with ice-cream.





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