Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Moelleux au Chocolat ... What else ?

Le Moelleux au Chocolat (Lava Cake) is 'the' recipe for all my fellow Chocolate Addicts, all the Chocoholics, and for everyone who has a bad mood today !!

Oh ouiiii  ... every bite is an addiction t and the decadent molten center of this cake will melt into your mouth ...
Believe me, Chocolate is health food and mood enhancer : Chocolate is a Therapy !

Make it your Valentine's Day dessert and listen to your Valentine singing "Je vois la Vie en Rose" .... do not forget a glass of Champagne for this special occasion (or a strong expresso) !!!

Please please, give it a try, you will feel good about savoring every bite ....
I have a secret (shuuut) it is a very easy recipe, trust me, you will astound your Valentine ;-)

A bientot & bon Appetit
Emilie your French Chef

La recette de Moelleux au Chocolat (Lava Cake)

Ingredients for 2/4 persons (depending on the size of your mold):

- 4 Ramequins
- 100g semi sweet Chocolate (ideally 70% cocoa minimum). I highly recommend a very good Chocolate quality (remember better qualitly better results)
- 75g unsalted Butter = 1/2 stick of Butter
- 50g powdered Sugar
- 25g all purpose Flour
- 2 eggs

Preheat the oven to around 400degres F.

Melt the chocolate and butter in a bain marie (double boiler).

Mix together the sugar and flour in a separate bowl. Then add the eggs and mix well.

Butter and flour your ramekin dishes.
When the chocolate & butter mixture is truly melted, pour the mixture into the flour/sugar/egg bowl and mix completely with a hand mixer (or your food processor).

Pour the batter into the ramekins about 3/4s full and place in the freezer for 10minutes.
Cook for approx 12-14mins, or until  you can see the edges of the cake perfectly cooked and the middle still moving/trembling a little bit.

Remove from the oven an use a knife all around the edge of the ramequin.
Flip the cake over the plate quickly. Serve with warm Chocolate Sauce and fresh Raspberry or Raspberry coulis or vanilla Ice-Cream if you want.

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