Chocolate Melting Cake

 

Chocolate Melting Cake - Those of you who have been on a Carnival cruise are probably very aware of how divine the chocolate melting cake is for dessert. For those who haven't been on a Carnival cruise, you can now enjoy this classic dessert in your very own home.


The chocolate melting cake used to be either a special order or only served on certain nights on the cruise. The dessert became so popular because of its richness and delicious taste that Carnival has now put it on the menu for dinner every night. Once you taste it, you are instantly hooked.


Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten claims to have invented molten chocolate cake in New York City in 1987, but the French chef and chocolatier Jacques Torres has disputed that claim, arguing that

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Ingredients:

8 ounces semisweet chocolate

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

7 eggs, divided use

6 tablespoons of sugar

1/2 cup flour

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Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Melt the chocolate and butter and cool for 10 minutes.


In a separate bowl, mix four eggs with sugar. Whisk. Then add flour and whisk.


Add the remaining three eggs and add the egg mixture to the chocolate mixture


Pour this entire mixture into individual ramekins. Bake until just done, about 15-20 minutes (interior will be melting). Serve with vanilla ice cream.

such a dish already existed in France. According to Vongerichten, he pulled a chocolate sponge cake from the oven before it was done and found that the center was still runny, but was warm and had both a good taste and a good texture. Regardless of who invented the dish, Vongerichten has been credited with popularizing it in the United States, and it is now almost a required inclusion on high-end restaurant dessert menus.