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Individual Chocolate Mousse Cakes

Yield 10 servings
Nothing makes for a more delicious, impressive dessert than serving individual chocolate melting cakes to your guests. Feature recipe on ABC's The View

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg white
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 213
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 36.8 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 43 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 49 mg
  • calcium 12 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa, flour, and salt in a small saucepan. Add water; stir well with a whisk. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Place chopped chocolate in a large bowl. Pour hot cocoa mixture over chocolate; stir until chocolate melts. Stir in the rum and vanilla.

  3. Place 1/2 cup sugar, eggs, and egg white in a bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed for 6 minutes. Gently fold the egg mixture into chocolate mixture.

  4. Divide chocolate mixture evenly among 10 (4-ounce) ramekins coated with cooking spray. Place ramekins in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan; add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until puffy and set. Serve warm.