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  • Chocolate Lava Cake

    Serves 4



    100 g/4 oz butter

    100 g / 4 oz dark chocolate callets

    2 eggs

    2 egg yolks

    ¼ cup sugar

    ¾  tbsp all-purpose flour


    Ramekin dusting

    Oil spray

    1 tbsp cocoa powder

    1 tbsp all-purpose flour




    1. Preheat oven to 230C /450F.

    2. Melt chocolate and butter over a double boiler and allow to cool.

    3. Whip eggs, egg yolks and sugar.

    4. Mix the egg and sugar mixture into your melted chocolate.

    5. Fold in the flour.

    6. Spray four ramekins and dust with the cocoa and flour.

    7. Pour mixture into ramekins. (You can refrigerate these at this stage and bake later.)

    8. Bake for about 7 minutes.




    Serve with ice cream and a saucy smile.

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