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Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

A small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.

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Last modified on: October 3rd 2010

For 6 pieces, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 2 min.19 min.1 hour 21 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #1 Prepare your moulds: you can use either pastry rings, or silicon moulds.

In either case, cut out strips of cooking parchment which are 1 cm or 0.5 inch deeper than your moulds/rings.
Stage 2
10 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #2 Place a paper strip around the inside or each ring or mould. If they are rings (bottomless) stand them on another square of cooking parchment.

Preheat oven at 180°C or 356°F.
Stage 3
5 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #3 Chop 80 g chocolate with a knife, or cut in small pieces.
Stage 4
10 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #4 Put it in a small bowl, and add 80 g butter.

Melt in a bain-marie.
Stage 5
3 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #5 Break 2 eggs onto 70 g caster sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar.
Stage 6
5 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #6 Beat together for around 4 or 5 minutes...
Stage 7
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #7 ... until the mixture forms "ribbons", i.e. which while pouring it runs rather like a flat ribbon.
Stage 8
3 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #8 Mix the chocolate and the melted butter well, then sieve 35 g flour on top.
Stage 9
2 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #9 Mix well.
Stage 10
2 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #10 Pour onto this mixture 5 or 6 tablespoons of beaten egg.
Stage 11
2 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #11 Mix well.
Stage 12
2 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #12 Then pour the whole into the remaining beaten eggs.
Stage 13
3 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #13 Mix well the mixture resembles chocolate mousse.
Stage 14
5 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #14 Pour mixture into the moulds to about ¾ the depth, and place 3 raspberries on top.
Stage 15
9 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #15 Put in the oven for 8 to 9 minutes.
Stage 16
5 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #16 Important: the whole point of this recipe is that the cake should only be half cooked, if not it's just a traditional chocolate cake.

At the end of the 9 minutes, tap the top of the cake, if it's a little bit crusty, it's done: take out of the oven, because it will continue cooking a little while afterwards.

The cakes can be turned out as soon as you can touch them.
Stage 17
5 min.
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #17 Serve on a plate, sprinkled with a little icing sugar, surrounded by raspberry coulis and decorated with mint leaves.

Remarks

You can replace raspberries with strawberries, or more surprisingly by blackcurrants.

If you do not have a coulis, you can quickly prepare a "mash of fruits" by mixing and crushing the fruits (raspberries, cut in small pieces, wild strawberries, currants...) summarily with a fork.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 pieces : 1.94 €
Per piece : 0.32 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: From Frédéric Beau.
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