These Molten Chocolate Cakes with Irish Cream are a quick and easy dessert for St. Patrick’s Day (or any day!)
These molten chocolate cakes puff up like little soufflés. The Irish cream is simply a drizzle of Irish Cream liqueur. It’s a great pairing and a delicious dessert for the adult crowd!
- salted butter
- bittersweet chocolate
- white sugar
- Irish Cream Liqueur
- all purpose flour
How to make Molten Chocolate Cakes:
The complete, printable recipe is at the end of this post.
Let your molten chocolate cakes stand for 5 minutes in the pan, then invert them onto 4 small plates. Pour 2 tablespoons of Irish Cream liqueur on and around each dessert.
These are most delicious when served warm. So plan to make them as everyone is finishing dinner, or serve after-dinner drinks while you whip these up. They’re so quick and easy to make.
You want to eat this just out of the oven to get the most out of the ooey-gooey, warm and decadent chocolate part hidden inside. Enjoy!
The Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes:
- Chocolate Sauce
- Chewy Gooey Flourless Chocolate Cookies
- Hot Chocolate Lasagna
- Chocolate Pudding
- Chocolate Cream Pie
Molten Chocolate Cakes with Irish Cream
- ½ cup (1 stick) butter
- 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks
- 2 large eggs
- ¼ cup granulated white sugar
- 1 tablespoon Irish cream liqueur
- 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
- 8 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lightly butter four 4 ounce ramekins.
- Place the butter and chocolate in medium glass bowl; microwave on high for about 2 minutes, stirring twice, until butter and chocolate are melted.
- Remove the chocolate from the microwave and let cool until no longer hot to touch. Add the eggs, sugar and 1 tablespoon Irish Cream; beat with an electric mixer until foamy. Beat in the flour until just combined.
- Pour equal amounts of batter into the ramekins and bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set around the edges and soft in the middle.
- 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.
These were excellent, and so easy!