Warm Chocolate Molten Cakes

READY IN: 22mins




  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Butter six 6-ounce custard cups, souffle dishes or other moulds.
  • Mix the 2 Tbsp sugar and cocoa powder together and dust the inside of each mould.
  • Set aside.
  • Melt chocolate and 2/3 cup butter together over low heat.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Beat together 1/3 cup sugar and egg yolks with electric mixer or hand beater until thick and creamy (about 4 minutes).
  • Pour into chocolate mixture and beat together for about 4 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites on medium to high speed until they form stiff peaks (about 3 minutes).
  • Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture along with flour.
  • Pour into moulds.
  • Bake for 7 minutes until edges are set, but centre is still jiggly.
  • Cool for 5 minutes and carefully remove to serving dishes.
  • Serve with whipped cream or good quality French Vanilla or Coffee ice cream.