MINI MOLTEN CHOCOLATE CAKES
Better Homes & Gardens New Baking Book
3/4 C butter
6 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
3 egg yolks
1/3 C sifted powdered sugar
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1/4 C flour
2 T unsweetened cocoa powder
1. In heavy saucepan, combine butter and chopped chocolate; melt over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool. Grease six 1-cup souffle dishes/ramekins or 6-oz custard cups. Coat with granulated sugar.
2. Beat eggs, egg yolks, powdered sugar and vanilla with an electric mixer on high speed about 5 mins or until thick and pale yellow. Beat in chocolate mixture on medium speed. Sift flour and cocoa over chocolate mixture; beat on low speed just until blended. Spoon into prepared dishes.
3. Bake in a 400 degree oven 12-14 mins or until cakes rise slightly and feel firm at edges and softer in the center when pressed gently. Cool in dishes 5 mins. invert with pot holders onto plates. Cool 15 mins before serving. Can sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar and top with spiral garnishes and raspberries.