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Chocolate Lava Cakes

A quick and easy recipe to impress that “Someone Special”

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams bittersweet cooking chocolate
  • ¼ cup white self-rising flour
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup butter

Procedure:

-Grease 4 ramekins generously with unsalted butter and dust each one of them with some caster sugar.

-In a mixing bowl whisk eggs, sugar and flour until they form a smooth mixture.

-Microwave butter until it melts. Take some bittersweet chocolate in a mixing bowl and pour over hot butter. Stir with a spatula until the chocolate melts.

-Allow it to cool for 5 minutes with constant stirring. Now slowly introduce this chocolate mixture to flour and eggs mixture. Gently whisk and make uniform mixture.

-Fill ¾ th of a ramekin with this mixture and bake for 10 – 15 minutes in a preheated (200 degrees Celsius).

-Take them out and let them cool for 20 minutes.

-Now flip them onto your serving plate and serve with an ice cream scoop.

Tips:

-Preheat oven for 30 minutes at least.

Servings:

This will serve 4 persons.

Chocolate Ganache’ Cake

This recipe of Chocolate Ganache’ Cake is the most easiest one on the planet and its very soft and fresh……. try it and make your day …

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbspns yogurt/ sour cream
  • Some butter for greasing the pan
  • A handful of chocolate chips
  • 1 tbspn good vanilla essence
  • A pinch of coffee
  • 2 tbspn cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

FOR GANACHE’

  • 100 – 150 gms dark chocolate or cooking chocolate
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbspn honey

Procedure:

-Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius.

-In a bowl beat sugar and butter for few seconds, crack an egg into it and whisk.

-Add vanilla, coffee, cocoa powder, milk and sour cream and mix well.

-Stir in a tspn of baking powder to all-purpose flour and introduce the dry ingredients to the mixture and beat well.

-Add chocolate chips and stir.

-Grease a round cake pan, maybe 7 inches one and pour the mixture into it.

-Bake for 20 – 30 minutes. Check with a toothpick if it is done. (place it on oven’s middle rack)

-Take it out and let I rest for 10 minutes.

-Very carefully turn it over into a plate, or remove its sides if using the other cake pan.

-Now for ganache’ break the cooking chocolate into small pieces and place them in a deep mixing bowl along with honey. Heat the cream in non-stick sauce pan and pour over the chocolate with constant stirring.

-The chocolate will start melting and mixing and so as honey.

-Put this mixture aside for 10 minutes to cool down. Pour it over the cake and spread well.

-Refrigerate for minimum 2 hours and serve.

Outcome:

Tasty and as easy as 1, 2, 3 rich chocolate cake is ready to serve.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-If the cake starts burning from the top while baking, cover it with aluminum foil.

-Must refrigerate for 2 hrs before serving.

Servings:

This will serve 10 people easily.