Hot Chocolate Cake With Marshmallows

Recipe by Ms B.
READY IN: 50mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Butter, flour and sugar eight 6-ounce coffee cups or mugs made of ovenproof stoneware.
  • Wipe the rims clean.
  • Place the 8 tablespoons of butter and the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water (or in a double boiler) and melt.
  • Stir occasionally until combined and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes.
  • Beat eggs, yolk, vanilla, salt, and 1/2 cup sugar at the highest speed until the volume doubles and the mixture becomes foamy, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir the 3 tablespoons of flour into the chocolate.
  • Gradually add it to the egg mixture, beating on low until it is fully combined.
  • Spoon the batter into each cup until it is about 3/4 inch from the rim.
  • Bake until the cakes puff and begin to crack, but the centers are still a bit runny, about 13 to 17 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Sprinkle with marshmallows, return to oven for 2 to 4 minutes, until the marshmallows begin to crisp.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Allow to cool about 5 minutes.
  • Sift cocoa on top.