Molten Cherry Cakes

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

The combination of cherry and chocolate has been a favorite for a long time, and here's another reason why. Each morsel combines chocolate's dark allure with the succulence of cherry pie filling to create an exquisite taste experience.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Lightly grease six (6-ounce) ramekins or custard cups.
  3. In heavy, large saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate and butter together.
  4. Stir until smooth.
  5. In large bowl of electric mixer, using whisk attachment, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt until volume nearly triples.
  6. Pour egg mixture over chocolate mixture; add flour.
  7. Gently fold mixtures together until batter is uniform in color (At this point, batter can be covered and refrigerated up to 8 hours. Return to room temperature before baking.).
  8. Fill one third of ramekin with chocolate mixture.
  9. Spoon 1-2 tablespoons pie filling into each ramekin; pour chocolate mixture over top.
  10. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until cakes have puffed 1/2 inch above rims and have a thin crust on top.
  11. Run a paring knife or small, thin spatula around edge to loosen cakes.
  12. Invert cakes onto serving plates; cool for one minute then carefully remove ramekins.
  13. Dust with confectioners sugar and garnish with additional pie filling.

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