Chocolate molten cakes

Servings: 8
Ingredients

12 tsp sugar
225 gr. good quality semisweet chocolate, chopped
3/4 cup unsalted butter
3 large eggs
3 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
5 tbsp sugar

 

Procedure

Begin by  buttering  the ramekins. Use silicon ones for better turning upside down at serving time. Sprinkle each with 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar.

Stir chocolate and butter in heavy non aluminum saucepan over low heat until smooth.
Remove from heat. Using electric mixer, beat eggs, egg yolks, and remaining 5 tablespoons sugar in large bowl until thick and pale yellow, about 8 minutes.
Fold 1/3 of warm chocolate mixture into egg mixture, then fold in remaining chocolate. Fold in flour.
Divide batter among ramekins. 
Preheat oven to 220 degrees C.
Place chocolate cakes  on baking sheet. Bake  uncovered until edges are puffed and slightly cracked but center 1 inch of each moves slightly when dishes are shaken gently, about 13 minutes.

Tips
You may serve it with whipped cream or with parfait ice cream and lots of fudge sauce