Caramel & Sea Salt Topped Molten Dark Chocolate Cakes

Caramel & Sea Salt Topped Molten Dark Chocolate Cakes
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
6 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
12 min
Enjoy these delicious molten cakes with a deep, rich chocolate center. Spoon caramel sauce and coarse sea salt over each cake for a truly elegant dessert.


Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425° F. Generously butter six 6-ounce ramekins or custard cups with 2 tablespoons butter. Combine flour and cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.

Step 2

Stir remaining 3/4 cup butter and morsels in medium, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat until morsels have melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Beat eggs, egg yolks, sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until thick and pale yellow, about 8 minutes. Fold 1/3 of chocolate mixture into egg mixture. Fold in remaining chocolate mixture and flour mixture until well blended. Divide batter evenly among prepared ramekins. Place on baking sheet.

Step 3

Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until sides are set and 1-inch centers move slightly when shaken. Remove from oven to wire rack.

Step 4

To serve, run a thin knife around top edge of cakes to loosen slightly; carefully invert onto serving plates. Lift ramekins off of cakes. Spoon caramel sauce over each cake. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt. Serve immediately.


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