Molten Chocolate Cakes

Molten Chocolate Cakes


Molten Chocolate Cakes

Cooker Device: 
Emeril Everyday
Emeril Power Airfryer 360


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1⁄4 cup
Heavy Cream
8 ounces
semi-sweet chocolate, chopped, divided
5 tablespoons
unsalted butter, divided
5 tablespoons
sugar, divided
large eggs, separated, divided
1⁄2 teaspoon
Vanilla Extract
1 pinch
3 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
powdered sugar, for serving
mint leaves, for serving
vanilla ice cream, for serving
whipped cream, for serving


To make the Ganache:

1. Place a saucepan on the stove top. Bring the cream to a simmer in the saucepan over low heat.

2. Place 2 oz chocolate in a small bowl. Pour the cream over the chocolate, let sit for 2–3 mins., and then whisk to combine.

3. Chill the mixture until firm and then form it into six 1-in. balls. Reserve the ganache in the refrigerator.

To make the Cakes:

1. Butter six 6-oz ramekins with 1 tsp. butter in each ramekin. Pour 1 tsp. sugar into each ramekin, turn to coat, and tap out any excess sugar.

2. Melt 6 oz chocolate and add it to a bowl with 4 tbsp. butter. Set the bowl over simmering water and stir to combine. Allow the chocolate to cool slightly and then stir in the egg yolks, vanilla, and flour.

3. Place the egg whites in the bowl of an electric mixer and whip until thickened and foamy. Gradually beat in 3 tbsp. sugar and continue beating just until stiff peaks form.

4. Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until combined.

5. Evenly divide the batter between the prepared ramekins. Press a ganache ball into each ramekin and cover with the batter.

6. Slide the Pizza Rack into Shelf Position 5. Place the ramekins on the Pizza Rack.

7. Select the Bake setting (325° F/165° C). Set the cooking time to 15 mins. Press the Start Button to begin the cooking cycle. Bake until the top of the cakes are puffed and slightly firmed but not browned.

8. When the cakes are done cooking, remove them and let rest for 3 mins. Then, top with the powdered sugar, raspberries, and mint leaves and serve with the vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.