I saw the Pioneer Woman make these cakes on her show this weekend. I just love her simple easy recipes and I plan on making her baked ziti next.
I am making these cakes for Valentine’s Day dessert on Friday. I told my husband all I wanted for Valetine’s Day this year, was a heart shaped pizza and he said “really? That’s it?! That’s pretty easy.” They make heart shaped pizzas at Papa Murphy’s, and my favorite type of pizza is the 3 meat ones. They fill up more. He’s in charge of dinner, and I’m making this for dessert.
It’s fun to cut into the cake and watch the filling ooze out. I am storing the rest of the batter in the fridge until Friday, so all I have to do is poor the batter into the ramekins and bake them. They only take 13 minutes in the oven too. I’m going to make sure and get some Vanilla ice cream and some more strawberries. The strawberries on top of these just kind of made the cakes even more decadent. Maybe on Friday I might even add some peanut butter into the middle of the cakes. Oh the different sweet chocolate candies you could add to the middle of these!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Ingredients from Ree Drummond
Baking spray, for spraying custard cups
1 stick butter
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate
2 ounces semisweet chocolate
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 whole eggs
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Vanilla ice cream, for serving
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray four custard cups with baking spray and place on a baking sheet.
Microwave the butter, bittersweet chocolate and semisweet chocolate in a large bowl on high until the butter is melted, about 1 minute. Whisk until the chocolate is also melted. Stir in the sugar until well blended. Whisk in the eggs and egg yolks, then add the vanilla. Stir in the flour. Divide the mixture among the custard cups.
Bake until the sides are firm and the centers are soft, about 13 minutes. Let stand 1 minute. Invert on individual plates while warm and serve with vanilla ice cream.