Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes

Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes

It's sure to be love at first bite with this treat.

Mini Chocolate Raspberry Fondants—A simply amazing dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth this Valentine’s Day.

easy chocolate cake recipe

Prep time: 15 mins
Baking time: 8-12 mins

Ingredients list for the chocolate fondant

Makes 10:

  • 3 1/2 oz (100g) dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1 stick (110g) butter, plus for greasing
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (40g) all-purpose flour, unsifted
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa + for dusting
  • 20 raspberries

chocolate lava fondant


1. Pre-heat your oven to 410°F (210°C). Melt chocolate and butter in the microwave. Mix with a wooden spoon until combined and smooth.

2. Brush thoroughly the inside of muffin molds with butter, then dust with cocoa.

3. Using an electric mixer, whisk together the eggs, sugar and a pinch of salt until pale and foamy. The mixture should almost double in volume. Gently fold in the melted chocolate and butter, and then the flour and cocoa powder.

4. Spoon into the prepared muffin pan, stopping just below the edge. Insert two raspberries in the center and cover with the chocolate batter.

5. Transfer onto a baking tray and bake for 8-12 minutes at 410°F (210°C) until the tops are set and coming away from the sides of the cavities. Verify with a toothpick, the center must still be runny. Allow to rest for 30 secs, then serve on individual dessert plates with a sprinkle of castor sugar.

Notes: You must beat eggs and sugar for quite a long time to get that moussey texture. Check the cakes in the oven, make sure they don’t overcook.

valentines day chocolate fondant

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