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Chocolate “Lava” Cake~California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort Recipe

One of my favorite desserts is the Chocolate “Lava” Cake found at California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
If you enjoy this dessert, here is your chance to bring Disney dining into your home! Our Community Manager, Marissa at Disney Parks InsidEARS was lucky enough to get her hands on the recipe for us, you can also find it in the Delicious Disney cookbook available for purchase here.

Recipe from the California Grill, Disney's Contemporary Resort

Chocolate “Lava” Cake
California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort         Serves 4
8 1-ounce semisweet chocolate squares, chopped, or 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 sticks of butter
5 egg yolks
4 whole eggs
3⁄4 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1.         Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly butter sides of 6 individual (3⁄4 cup) ramekins. Lightly coat with sugar, shake out excess.
2.         Melt chocolate and butter in top of double boiler set over simmering water. Stir until smooth. Remove from over water and cool for 10 minutes.
3.         Beat egg yolks and whole eggs together in a large bowl; add sugar and beat until thick and light, about 2 minutes.
4.         Fold in chocolate mixture.
5.         Sift flour, then fold into batter, mixing until smooth.
6.         Divide batter among prepared cups, filling 3⁄4 full.
7.         Place on a baking sheet and bake about 35 to 40 minutes or until sides of cake are set and middle is still soft. Do not overbake.
8.         Using a small knife, cut around sides of cakes to loosen. Invert onto plates and serve with your favorite ice cream.
Cooks’ notes: You can also use muffin tins; recipe makes 12. Bake for 15 minutes or until set and middle is still soft.
(*Note: This recipe has been converted from a larger quantity in the restaurant kitchens. The flavor profile may vary from the restaurant’s version. All recipes are the property of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., and may not be reproduced without express permission.)

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