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Choc LAVA Cake
Member Name: ryankat2011
Advantages: lovely n gooey
Disadvantages: loads of calories
When im in a Horrible Mood (when im feeling down n depressed) the only thing that makes makes me happy is making a lovley cake....... this is my mums recipe and me n her have been cooking this since i was 12 yrs old!!!!The chocolate lava cake has many names. Chocolate Molten/Lava/Fondant cake. However, one thing's for sure. The center of the cake oozes with hot chocolate. . The center filling is not too sweet like most desserts are, and just the right amount of chocolatey-ness. Not just any chocolate, but warm & oozing runny chocolate goodness.!!!!
*3 6-oz ramekins greased with butter
*electric whisk (you can use a normal one but it takes forever)
*1 large bowl
*sieve for icing
100g dark chocolate, cut to small cubes
100g unsalted butter, cut to small cubes
50g caster sugar
20g self-raising flour
vanilla ice cream (you dont need to have this its just a suggestion)
Preheat oven at 180C
Melt dark chocolate and butter using either the microwave, a hot water bath or a double boiler
In a large bowl, use an electric whisk to beat the eggs and sugar till the mixture turns pale and frothy. This will take at least 4 minutes.
Pour melted chocolate/butter into the egg mixture prepared in step. Stir in the flour. Use a spatula to mix everything evenly.
Fill the ramekin almost 3/4 full with the chocolate mixture and put in the oven for about 10 minutes.
The cake is deliberately slightly undercooked so as to achieve its ideal consistency which is runny in the middle
When baked, remove ramekin from oven and let it cool for 1-2 minutes. Use a spoon to gently loosen the edges.
Carefully invert the cake onto serving plate.
Mm i could just eat this now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for reading
Summary: i love the cake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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