Chocolate Lava Cake
The Chocolate Lava Cakes is a unique baked good that has a cake-like exterior
with a semi-liquid, icing-like interior. When they are warmed up, the interior
becomes liquid and seems to "explode" from the cake when cut into with
a fork. The center actually melts in your mouth, taking the popular saying one
This popular confection is similar in ingredients to "pudding
cakes" or "hot fudge" cakes that make their own "sauce"
when baked. Because things are so liquid, it is best to serve this
delightful dessert in ramekins.
Most use a single batter, and separate into "layers" when baked,
giving rise to the "lava" center.
Some recipes instead direct the baker to make small chocolate balls (like
truffles) and then insert them into small pre-baked chocolate cakes. This chocolate
lava cake recipe has a baking time of 15 minutes and has 11
bakes for 14 minutes and has 9 ingredients.
chef says that the flavor is so intense that he serves his with a scoop of
vanilla ice cream and cherry sauce to balance things out.
Here's a video
that shows how to cook one.
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