Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
8oz Bittersweet chocolate
8 tablespoons butter (1 stick) plus more for ramekins
1/2 cup granulated sugar (I put 1/4 cup of vanilla sugar and 1/4 cup normal sugar)
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Generously butter four 6 ounce ramekins.
Place the prepared ramekins on a baking sheet and set aside.
Melt the chocolates and butter in a double boiler.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale, about two minutes (don’t overbeat, I think mine were and the lava wasn’t that liquid ), beat in the vanilla.
Stir in the egg mixture into the chocolate and then add the flour, mix well.
Divide the batter among the prepared ramekins and bake for 12 to 15 minutes (for me it was about 10 minutes), the edges should be firm and set but the center will still look a little wet.
Serve immediately with vanilla bean ice cream or strawberry.
You can serve them in the ramekins or run a knife around the edges to loosen and invert onto dessert plates.