Gâteau Moelleux au chocolat – French Chocolate Cake

Rating: 3.50
(4)
March 14, 2019

Moelleux au Chocolat Gateau is a rich moist chocolate cake, a true delight for all chocolate lovers out there. The steps and ingredients are similar to molten lava cakes, the only difference is that this is made in a large pan instead of using small individual ones and baked for a bit more time. The interior is not runny anymore .. but completely moist and melting in your mouth.

I wanted to decorate this cake with an easy but impressive look, so I cut some wavy paper strips, put them on top of the cake and dusted powdered sugar on top. Carefully removed each strip and the result is simply wonderful. Hope you will enjoy this easy Gâteau Moelleux au Chocolat, I’m sure it will turn into a family favorite. Enjoy!

Gâteau Moelleux au chocolat - French Chocolate Cake Slice

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Gâteau Moelleux au chocolat - French Chocolate Cake

Gâteau Moelleux au chocolat - French Chocolate Cake

3.5 from 4 votes
Moelleux au Chocolat Gateau is a rich moist chocolate cake, a true delight for all chocolate lovers out there. The steps and ingredients are similar to molten lava cakes, the only difference is that this is made in a large pan instead of using small individual ones and baked for a bit more time. The interior is not runny anymore .. but completely moist and melting in your mouth
Servings 10 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 eggs
  • 7 oz (200g) semisweet chocolate
  • 2/3 cup (150g) unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup (135g) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) salt
  • 1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (60g) all-purpose flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease with butter a 9 inch (23cm) pan and line with parchment paper.
  • Melt chocolate and butter over a bain-marie until smooth. Let cool to room temperature.
  • Meanwhile beat the eggs with sugar and salt using a whisk or mixer until thick and light yellow. Mix in vanilla extract.
  • Add melted chocolate and mix until well combined.
  • Using a spatula fold in sifted flour.  Pour mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes until set. Run a sharp knife completely around the inside edge of the pan. Let cool for 10 minutes  and invert onto serving plate. Let cool completely.
  • Dust powdered sugar on top, and serve immediately. Paper strips can be used  to decorate the cake for a ore impressive look. You can use the template I've made or make your own. 
  • Serve as it is or with whipped cream, ice cream or berries. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1gSugar: 24.5gCholesterol: 32mgCalories: 277kcalSaturated Fat: 11.3gFat: 18.2gProtein: 1.6gCarbohydrates: 30.8g
Calories: 277kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: chocolate dessert, French chocolate cake, gateau Moelleux au Chocolat, moelleux au chocolat
Nutrition facts 1 Serving out of 10 Calories: 277, Fat: 18.2g, Saturated fat: 11.3g, Unsaturated fat: , Carbohydrates: 30.8g, Sugar: 24.5g, Fiber: 1.3g, Protein: 1.6g, Cholesterol: 32mg, Sodium 128mg 6%, Vitamin D 8mcg 42%, Calcium 11mg 1%, Iron 1mg 5%, Potassium 84mg 2%, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet,

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  1. alexis Author says:

    Oh my! This cake looks absolutely delicious. I was just looking for a cake to make myself for my birthday this Saturday, and I think this is the one! I can’t wait to try it out. Thank you!

  2. Hannah Author says:

    I think we found our new household go-to cake to make! This was incredibly fudgy after cooled down and refrigerated overnight.

  3. Jessica Author says:

    Amazing recipe !!

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