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Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ricky LoCicero
Added: Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. flour, 3/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
5 tsp. instant espresso powder
1 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
4 large eggs
1 c. (2 sticks) salted butter, melted
1 c. packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
12 T. semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder and baking powder into medium bowl. Place butter in large bowl; add both sugars and whisk until well blended. Whisk in eggs, then vanilla. Whisk in dry ingredients. Divide batter among six 1 cup ovenproof coffee mugs (about 2/3 cups each). Top each with 2 tablespoons chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate mugs at least 1 hour.
Place mugs on large pan and let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes. Then bake at 350. Bake uncovered until cakes are puffed and crusty (about 30 minutes). Cool lava cakes for 5 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes plus chill and cook time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the go-to (and quick) chocolate celebration recipe for the Gainesville, Georgia LoCiceros. We actually cut the recipe in half because it is sooooo rich you can't finish eating it. We usually cook it for 15-20 minutes, so it is the consistency of pudding.

 

 

 

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