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Individual Chocolate Mousse Cakes

Individual Chocolate Mousse Cakes

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

Cooking Light JANUARY 2002

  • Yield: 10 servings

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

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

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.

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.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 213
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 6.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.8g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 43mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 49mg
  • Calcium: 12mg
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