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Dulce De Leche Chocolate Lava Cake

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup bittersweet chocolate
  • ¼ cup butter, unsalted, additional for greasing
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • Caramel ganache (dulce de leche)
  • Finishing salt
  • For the ramekins:
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, for dusting, optional
  • For the toppings:
  • Ice cream, of your choice
  • Whipped cream, optional

Steps

  1. Chill the caramel ganache.
  2. Grease the ramekins with butter. Dust with cocoa powder.
  3. In a bowl, melt chocolate and butter together. Next, add flour and salt. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  4. In a separate large bowl, beat eggs and gradually add sugar until pale. Fold in chocolate mixture.
  5. Then, divide mixture into 4 ramekins. Gently, push a spoonful of chilled caramel ganache into the center of each ramekin. Top with the remaining chocolate mixture.
  6. Lower ramekins into slow cooker. Pour water around the edges to half the side of the ramekins. Cook on high for 2 to 3 hours.
  7. Once cooked, run a butter knife along the edges of the ramekin to loosen and invert onto a plate. Serve with toppings of your choice, and enjoy.