Chocolate Sinkholes




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1 stick
unsalted butter
6 oz
bittersweet chocolate chopped
3/4 c
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/3 tsp
4 large
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate Sinkholes


  • 1Melt butter and chocolate in a double boiler, stirring occasionally.
  • 2Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • 3Preheat oven to 325.
  • 4Sift all the sugar, flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside.
  • 5In another bowl, beat the eggs and vanilla until incorporated.
  • 6Slowly stir in the sugar/flour mixture just until everything is combined.
  • 7Divide the batter among 6 (6 ounce) ramekins.
  • 8Arrange the cups in a baking dish or roasting pan and fill the dish with enough cool tap water to come one third of the way up the sides of the cups.
  • 9This water bath assures that the bottom portions of the cakes remain in a batter state.
  • 10Bake for 35 minutes, or until tops are firm.
  • 11They will look crusty, and a fissure is likely to open in the middle of each.
  • 12Serve warm with ice cream.

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About Chocolate Sinkholes

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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