Moelleux au Chocolat (Chocolate Lava Cake)

Moelleux au Chocolat (Chocolate Lava Cake)

One of the best chocolate cakes I've made so far. Smooth, delicate and delicious. Crusty top while inside is still runny.


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Prep time clock
15 mins
Cook time clock
10 mins
Total time clock
25 mins
  • Makes 6 servings
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Butter six ramekins, and dust with flour. 
  2. Melt chocolate and butter over a bain-marie until smooth. Meanwhile beat the eggs with sugar using a mixer until thick and light yellow. Mix in flour then add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract and stir well. Pour mixture into the prepared molds. 
  3. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Bake for 8-10 minutes until the top is set. Remove and let cool slightly. Run a sharp knife completely around the inside edge of the molds and turn out onto plates. Serve immediatly. 
Nutrition facts 1 Serving - Calories:300, Fat:20.7 g, Saturated Fat:12.7 g, Carbohydrates:24.8 g, Sugar:21.5 g, Fiber:0.6 g, Protein:4.5 g, Cholesterol:133 mg, Calories from Fat 186, Sodium 140 mg, Vitamin A 11%, Calcium 5%, Vitamin C 0%, Iron 5%, Nutrition Grade D-, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
On May 10, 2011 at 12:01 pm, The Farmers Wife said...
That looks incredible!! I love this recipe, so easy yet decadent! Yum!
On May 10, 2011 at 12:51 pm, Sandra said...
Gotta make, gotta have, gotta eat!
On May 10, 2011 at 02:42 pm, Kate @ Diethood said...
That's got to be delicious!
On May 10, 2011 at 02:52 pm, Erin said...
Oh so yummy!! Love melty gooey chocolate!
On May 10, 2011 at 09:06 pm, The Mom Chef said...
I can understand why this is your favorite. Wow, it's amazing. Gorgeous.
On May 10, 2011 at 10:11 pm, Joy said...
That looks so good.
On May 11, 2011 at 02:23 pm, Nancy Hawks Miller said...
I love the oozing chocolate! Cant' wait to try it! Trivia: The French use the term "moelleux" to indicate that the wine is soft and sweet :-)
On May 11, 2011 at 07:36 pm, Anne said...
Wow. This looks so sweet and rich. And warm, right out of the oven. I can taste it now! : )
On May 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm, The Chocolate Priestess said...
That seems simple enough to make and they turned out very stylist.
On May 24, 2011 at 02:40 pm, cristina said...
just tried it. great!!! actually this is what i am eating while writing this. how cool is that?!
On December 11, 2011 at 04:01 pm, Streetwear Clothes said...
That looks amazing and so simple to make!! Thanks for the recipe!
On January 29, 2012 at 09:40 pm, ajh said...
it doesn't just look amazing, it is amazing... this is the bomb... my family loves me a little bit more now that i can whip it up after a long day of life.

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