Molten Chocolate Cakes with Irish Cream

This recipe has been featured in a post on The Recipe Girl blog: Molten Chocolate Cakes w/ Irish Cream.

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Molten Chocolate Cakes with Irish Cream

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 10 min


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks
2 large eggs
1/4 cup granulated white sugar
1 tablespoon Irish cream liqueur
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
8 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly butter four 4-ounce ramekins.

2. Place butter and chocolate in medium glass bowl; microwave on high for about 2 minutes, stirring twice, until butter and chocolate are melted.

3. Remove from microwave and let cool until no longer hot to touch. Add eggs, sugar and 1 tablespoon Irish Cream; beat with electric mixer until foamy. Beat in flour until just combined.

4. Pour equal amounts of batter into ramekins; bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set around the edges and soft in the middle.

5. Let stand for 5 minutes, then invert onto 4 small plates. Pour 2 tablespoons of liqueur around each dessert. These are most delicious when served warm.