Flourless Molten Spice Cake
An easy flourless cake made as individual servings for each of your guests. A rich chocolate cake with a molten center. An easy Valentine's Day dessert.
- Serves: 2 persons
- 4(1 ounce) squares semisweet baking chocolate
- ½cup unsalted butter
- 1tablespoon red wine
- 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1cup powdered sugar
- ¼teaspoon ground ginger
- 2large eggs
- 1large egg yolk
Step 1Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease the bottom and sides of two 6-ounce ramekins.
Step 2Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Stir frequently, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching, until chocolate is melted, about 5 minutes.
Step 3Remove from the heat and whisk in wine and vanilla. Whisk in powdered sugar and ginger until smooth. Allow to cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
Step 4Whisk in eggs and egg yolk. Pour mixture into the prepared ramekins.
Step 5Bake in the preheated oven until sides are firm and centers are soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand for 1 minute, then loosen edges with a knife and invert each ramekin onto a serving plate. Serve immediately.