Chocolate Lava Cakes With Pistachio Cream

Recipe by Dawn399
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READY IN: 54mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Chocolate Lava Cakes: Spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Place pistachios in a food processor and process until a crumbly paste forms.
  • This will create pistachio butter.
  • Combine 1/4 cup of pistachio butter,1 1/4 cup sugar (you'll have 1/2 cup left over),cocoa, eggs, egg whites and place in a double boiler or heavy sauce pan.
  • Stir well with a whisk and add bittersweet chocolate.
  • Cook over low heat or simmering water until chocolate melts and sugar dissolves@ 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add baking powder and vanilla.
  • Stir with a whisk until smooth.
  • Spoon batter into muffin cups and chill for 2 hours.
  • Pistachio Butter: Prepare pistachio butter while cakes are chilling.
  • Place remaining 1/4 cup of pistachio butter and 1/2 cup sugar in a food processor.
  • Pulse 3-4 times.
  • Add milk and salt and process until smooth.
  • Strain solids out of mixture into a small sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for@ 4 minutes.
  • Chill pistachio butter while cooking lava cakes.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Bake cakes for 9 minutes or until almost set.
  • Centers will be gooey.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Invert cake on a dessert plate and spoon pistachio butter over cake.
  • May top with powdered sugar.
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