Molten Chocolate Cakes

Preparation info

  • Makes


    individual cakes
    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

Molten chocolate cakes were all the rage on restaurant menus throughout the country during the 1990s—and for good reason. There are many versions, and most feature a moist chocolate cake that releases a river of warm chocolate when you cut into it. What molten chocolate cake aficionados will be surprised to learn is how easy these cakes are to make at home. You can make the batter in advance and then simply pop the cakes into the oven about 30 minutes before you want to serve them, making t