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Classic Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

 
Classic Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
Image © Jessica Gavin
 
One serving costs about $1.49

$1.49 per serving

146 people like this recipe

146 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

spoonacular Score:81%

Spoonacular Score: 81%

 

Classic Chocolate Molten Lava Cake is a dessert that serves 4. One portion of this dish contains about 8g of protein, 46g of fat, and a total of 597 calories. For $1.49 per serving, this recipe covers 12% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Jessica Gavin has 146 fans. If you have butter, bittersweet chocolate, salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is perfect for valentin day. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 30 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 81%, this dish is outstanding. Classic Chocolate Molten Lava Cake, Molten Chocolate Lava Cake, and Molten Chocolate Lava Cake are very similar to this recipe.

Molten Chocolate Cake works really well with Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port.

Ingredients

Servings:
9 Tbsps
9 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
6 oz
6 oz bittersweet chocolate
bittersweet chocolate
2
2  eggs
eggs
2
2  egg yolks
egg yolks
0.25 cups
0.25 cups sugar
sugar
1 pinch
1 pinch salt
salt
0.64 oz
0.64 oz flour
flour
9 Tbsps unsalted butter
9 Tbsps
unsalted butter
6 oz bittersweet chocolate
6 oz
bittersweet chocolate
2  eggs
2
eggs
2  egg yolks
2
egg yolks
0.25 cups sugar
0.25 cups
sugar
1 pinch salt
1 pinch
salt
0.64 oz flour
0.64 oz
flour

Equipment

double boiler
double boiler
baking sheet
baking sheet
ramekin
ramekin
spatula
spatula
knife
knife
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
double boiler
double boiler
baking sheet
baking sheet
ramekin
ramekin
spatula
spatula
knife
knife
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Jessica Gavin

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.49
Ingredient
9 tablespoons unsalted butter
170 grams bittersweet chocolate
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
18 grams flour
Price
$1.08
$3.83
$0.48
$0.48
$0.07
$0.02
$5.96

Tips

Health Tips

  • Egg yolks are high in cholesterol, leading some people to recommend eating only egg whites or limiting egg consumption to one egg per day. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
597 Calories
7g Protein
46g Total Fat
38g Carbs
3% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
597
30%

Fat
46g
71%

  Saturated Fat
27g
169%

Carbohydrates
38g
13%

  Sugar
28g
31%

Cholesterol
249mg
83%

Sodium
53mg
2%

Caffeine
36mg
12%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
7g
15%

Manganese
0.61mg
30%

Copper
0.57mg
28%

Selenium
17µg
25%

Vitamin A
1057IU
21%

Phosphorus
201mg
20%

Magnesium
79mg
20%

Iron
3mg
20%

Fiber
3g
14%

Vitamin B2
0.2mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Vitamin D
1µg
9%

Potassium
293mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8%

Folate
32µg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.79mg
8%

Calcium
58mg
6%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.08mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.09mg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.65mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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