Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Molten Lava Cake

Paula Dean has GREAT Lava Cake too....


6 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate

2 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate

10 tablespoons (1-1/4 stick) butter

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1-1/2 cups confectioner's sugar

3 large eggs

3 egg yolks

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons orange liqueur


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Grease 6 (6-ounce) custard cups. Melt the chocolates and butter in the microwave or in a double boiler. Add the flour and sugar to chocolate mixture. Stir in the eggs and yolks until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and orange liqueur. Divide the batter evenly among the custard cups. Place in the oven and bake for 14 minutes. The edges should be firm but the center will be runny. Run a knife around the edges to loosen and invert onto dessert plates.

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