La Mozzarella In Carrozza

Chocolate cake with a hot heart of salted caramel

Chocolate cake with a hot heart of salted caramel, the perfect dessert for the dinner of st valentine.

Yields: 4Servings   Prep: 15Min ~ Cooking Time: 5/7Min   Diff: Medium
- 130g Dark chocolate 70% cocoa
- 50g Butter
- 2 Eggs
- 80g Sugar
- 15g Flour 0
- For the salted caramel
- 60g Sugar
- 15g Butter
- 50ml Fresh Cream


My favorite dessert is this chocolate cake with a hot heart. I love the strong flavor of the dark chocolate and the idea that it hides a creamy texture inside, perfect served with some vanilla ice cream. Make it for your romantic dinner of St valentine and enjoy it! 


- Put the butter and the chocolate in a bowl and set over a pan of hot water until melted. Meanwhile, Butter and flour 3 custard cups (or 3 muffin aluminum moulds).

- Whisk the egg and the yolk with sugar until smooth. Stir in the chocolate mixture and the dry ingredients sifted. Mix all together to combine.

- For the salted caramel: in a small sauce pan let the sugar melt over a law heat until golden brown. Add the butter and the warm cream. Stir until the mixture will be creamy and light.

- Divide the chocolate batter among the custard cups. Add a tsp of salted caramel in the middle and use a spoon to slightly press it down into the batter.

- Place the chocolate cake over a baking tray and cook for about 5/7 minutes until the sides look firm. Invert on individual plates and serve with some icing sugar sprinkled on top.