Sunday, May 15, 2016

Lava Cakes

This is our go to chocolate craving recipe. It's quick, easy, and hits the spot every time. We don't like the spices, so we leave those out.
The base recipe is here: http://www.mccormick.com/Gourmet/Recipes/Dessert/Molten-Spiced-Chocolate-Cabernet-Cakes


Ingredients:

4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 tablespoon Cabernet Sauvignon  Substitutions
1 Vanilla Extract
1 cup confectioners' sugar
3 eggs
6 tablespoons flour

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Butter 4 (6-ounce) custard cups or soufflĂ© dishes. Place on baking sheet
2. Melt butter and chocolate over a double broiler. Stir with wire whisk until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in wine, vanilla and confectioners' sugar until well blended. Stir in eggs. Stir in flour.
3. Pour batter evenly into prepared custard cups
4. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until sides are firm but centers are soft. Let stand 1 minute. Carefully loosen edges with small knife. 

What we liked:

So goood and chocolatey

What we didn't like:

Nothing. We love this recipe. 

What Kaspian thought about it:

He was a chocolate monster. 

Next time:

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