Easy Mocha Molten Cakes

Rich individual chocolate cakes flavored with McCormick® Pure Coffee Extract with centers of molten chocolate is the ultimate chocolate dessert. Photo credit: Rachel Currier from Baked By Rachel.

Serves: Makes 6 servings.
15 mins Prep time 14 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
14 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Butter 6 (6-ounce) custard cups or soufflé dishes. Place on baking sheet.

  • Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 minute or until butter is melted. Stir with wire whisk until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in 4 teaspoons of the coffee extract. Stir in 1 cup of the sugar until well blended. Whisk in eggs and yolk. Stir in flour and cinnamon. Pour batter into prepared custard cups.

  • Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until sides are firm but centers are soft. Meanwhile, beat cream, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon coffee extract in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until firm peaks form. Refrigerate whipped cream until ready to serve.

  • Remove molten cakes from oven. Let stand 1 minute. Carefully loosen edges with small knife. Invert cakes onto serving plates. Serve immediately with whipped cream.

Cooking tip

Make Ahead: Prepare chocolate batter up to 10 hours ahead of time. Pour into prepared custard cups. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before baking.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 546Calories: 546Cholesterol: 203mg
  • Sodium: 161mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 38gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 45g