Fleming's Chocolate Lava Cake
Serving Size / Yield
- 1 lb. butter (lightly salted)
- 1 lb. semi-sweet chocolate
- 8 eggs (whole)
- 8 egg yolks
- 1 C. sugar
- 2 Tbs. flour
Cut butter and chocolate into small pieces then place into double boiler or metal mixing bowl over simmering water. Heat the butter and chocolate until melted. While chocolate is melting combine whole eggs and egg yolks in mixing bowl and whip until slightly thick 5-6 minutes. Add sugar to eggs and whip for 1 minute to blend. Lightly whip the chocolate and butter until smooth. Add to egg mixture. Fold in flour and combine well into chocolate mixture.
Pour into well-greased and floured cup to about half an inch from the top. Place in a 400 degree oven and bake for 12-14 minutes. Remove cake from oven and cool for 1 minute. Place cup on serving plate, cake side down and serve with ice cream. Garnish with fresh fruit, chopped nuts or whipped cream.
From: Chef Donovan Tejero, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar