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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.
Preservation: To eat right now.
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1 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #1Prepare 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.
10 min.
2 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #2Place 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.
10 min.
3 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #3Chop 80 g chocolate with a knife, or cut in small pieces. 5 min.
4 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #4Put it in a small bowl, and add 80 g butter.

Melt in a bain-marie.
10 min.
5 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #5Break 2 eggs onto 70 g caster sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar. 3 min.
6 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #6Beat together for around 4 or 5 minutes... 5 min.
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.
8 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #8Mix the chocolate and the melted butter well, then sieve 35 g flour on top. 3 min.
9 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #9Mix well. 2 min.
10 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #10Pour onto this mixture 5 or 6 tablespoons of beaten egg. 2 min.
11 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #11Mix well. 2 min.
12 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #12Then pour the whole into the remaining beaten eggs. 2 min.
13 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #13Mix well the mixture resembles chocolate mousse. 3 min.
14 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #14Pour mixture into the moulds to about ¾ the depth, and place 3 raspberries on top. 5 min.
15 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #15Put in the oven for 8 to 9 minutes. 9 min.
16 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #16Important: 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.
5 min.
17 Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis : Photo of step #17Serve on a plate, sprinkled with a little icing sugar, surrounded by raspberry coulis and decorated with mint leaves. 5 min.

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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
166921 gr158 gr106 gr
83 %8 %15 %16 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4025 gr38 gr26 gr
20 %2 %4 %4 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2783 gr26 gr17 gr
14 %1 %2 %3 %
% 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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