Bittersweet Baby Cakes

Enjoy these bittersweet cakes that are made with chocolate – a wonderful dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa
1 1/2
cups bittersweet chocolate chips
1
cup butter, cut into pieces
3/4
cup granulated sugar
8
eggs
2
teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder or granules
Powdered sugar, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 8 (6-oz) individual baking dishes (ramekins) with cooking spray. Sprinkle sides of dishes with cocoa. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool completely.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, the eggs and coffee powder with electric mixer on high speed 3 minutes. Add cooled chocolate mixture, beating on low speed just until blended. Divide batter evenly among baking dishes.
  • 4 Bake 25 minutes, rotating cookie sheet after 10 minutes (edges should be set but center of cakes should look unbaked). Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edges of dishes to loosen cakes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Spoon warmed dark chocolate ice cream topping onto dessert plates, then invert cakes onto plates. Garnish with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
489
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
40%
(Saturated Fat
24g,
24%
),
Sodium
274mg
274%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.