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Lava Cake


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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp flour
  • 2 1/2 eggs
  • 4 oz semi sweet chocolate
  • pinch of salt


Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cut teaspoon off of butter to butter the ramekins. Melt butter and chocolate until it makes a syrupy mixture.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Crack two eggs. Second egg measure out 1 1/2 tablespoons. Mix sugar and salt to eggs. Mix until doubles in volume at medium high. It should be a pale yellow color.

Step 3

Add eggs to chocolate a little at a time. Next, add flour to mixture. Butter ramekins and bake at 10 minutes.

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  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 3 cups / 750 g. of cherries
  • 1/3 cup / 60 g. of sugar
  • 2/3 cup / 60 g. of almond flour
  • 4 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • Pistachios
  • A dash of milk


  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Spread or roll out the shortcrust pastry, sprinkle with almond powder and brown sugar.
  3. Place the cherries in the center of the dough, leaving about 2 inches of free dough on the edges. Fold in the edges.
  4. Brush with milk (this will make the crust go golden), sprinkle with brown sugar and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  5. Top with a handful of chopped pistachios, and serve!

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