Chocolate Cake
RECIPE
35 min

Mini chocolate and sea salt lava cakes

Impress your guests with these lava cakes featuring a gooey center and delightful hint of sea salt. 

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Ingredients For

  • Chocolate
    Sweet products
    Bars of dark cooking chocolate
    200 gr See the article
  • x 4
  • 130 g
  • 50 g
  • Butter
    Dairy products
    PDO Poitou-Charente Butter
    150 g See the article
  • Sel de Guérande
    Sauces & condiments
    Fleur de sel de Guérande sea salt PGI

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. 

Place 8 muffin cups in a muffin pan. 

Using a double boiler, melt the butter and chocolate pieces. Stir often. 

In a salad bowl, blanch the eggs with the sugar while whisking vigorously. Add the sifted flour. 

Pour the chocolate and butter into the salad bowl and mix well. 

Pour the batter into the muffin cups, filling each cup up halfway. Add a chocolate square, then sprinkle a pinch of sea salt on top. 

Pour the rest of the batter on top, then refrigerate for 1 hour. 

Bake for 12 minutes.

Let cool, remove the cakes from the pan, and top with icing sugar. 

Pair with

Maury Rouge and Banyuls. 

Hazelnuts
Hazelnuts
PDO Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil
PDO Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil
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