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Molten Chocolate Cakes

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“Fast, easy, delicious, elegant. Recipe from DH wants his next one served with ice cream instead of whipped topping. Batter can be made one day ahead of time and kept in refrigerator.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Butter 4 (3/4 cup) custard cups or souffle dishes and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Microwave chocolate and 1/2 cup butter in large microwavable bowl on high 1 minute or until butter is melted.
  4. Stir with wire whisk until chocolate is completely melted.
  5. Stir in sugar until well blended.
  6. Whisk in eggs and egg yolks.
  7. Stir in flour.
  8. Divide batter between prepared custard cups.
  9. Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until sides are firm but centers are soft.
  10. Let stand 1 minute.
  11. Carefully run small knife around cakes to loosen.
  12. Invert cakes onto dessert dishes.
  13. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar.
  14. Top with 1 Tbsp of whipped topping and serve immediately.

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