Chef Kurt’s Valentine Surprise “Molten Warm Chocolate Yum”
Was your Valentine's Day a bloodbath? Did you leave her wanting more? Did you have to go see 50 Shades? Either way, if you are looking to surprise your Valentine after Valentine's Day, MSU Executive Chef Kurt Kwiatkowski has the recipe for happiness.
Molten Warm Chocolate Yum
5 oz. good dark chocolate chips
6 T. butter
1/3 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
½ t. espresso powder
½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly butter or spray 4-6 small ramekins and reserve.
In a metal bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water melt chocolate chips with butter, stirring, until smooth. Remove the bowl from heat and reserve.
Whisk sugar into chocolate mixture.
Whisk the eggs and vanilla together then pour egg mixture into chocolate and whisk well.
Sift the cocoa powder over chocolate mixture, and the espresso powder, and whisk until just combined. Pour batter into ramekins and bake for about 14 minutes, or until top has formed a crust.
Cool on a rack for 5 minutes and invert onto a serving plate.
Serve with raspberry sauce and/or whipped cream