Askthechef recipe Chocolate cake with liquid filling (moelleux)

Moelleux

Chocolate cake with liquid filling
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: askthechef, burger recipe, choclate, dessert, moelleux, oven
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 100 g cream
  • 2 pieces lemon zeste
  • 100 g pure chocolate
  • 3 whole egg yolks
  • 3 eggs
  • 70 g sugar
  • 155 g melted butter
  • 155 g pure chocolate, melted
  • 80 g flour

Instructions

  • Heat the oven (or Big Green Egg, standard grill rack, and pizza stone) to 200°C.
  • To make the ganache (the liquid filling), boil the cream with the Limon Cress and then blend with the first quantity of dark chocolate. Set this to one side at room temperature.
  • Beat the egg yolks and eggs with the sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the melted butter and the second quantity of melted chocolate.
  • Fold in the flour.
  • Use a piping bag to pipe half of the chocolate cake mixture into a buttered mould that has been dusted with flour.
  • Pipe some ganache (liquid filling) on top and then pipe some more of the cake mixture on top of the ganache.
  • Bake in the oven or the Big Green Egg at 200°C for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the tartlet. 

How to make moelleux, also known as chocolate cake with liquid filling?

A real favourite: a chocolate tartlet with a runny middle. The Limon zests adds a freshness to the ganache.

Ingredients

100

g

cream
from 2 lemons zeste
100 g pure chocolate
3 whole egg yolks
3 eggs
70 g sugar
155 g melted butter
155 g pure chocolate, melted
80 g flour

Preparation method

  • Heat the oven (or Big Green Egg standard grill rack, and pizza stone) to 200°C.
  • To make the ganache (the liquid filling), boil the cream with the Limon Cress and then blend with the first quantity of dark chocolate. Set this to one side at room temperature.
  • Beat the egg yolks and eggs with the sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the melted butter and the second quantity of melted chocolate.
  • Fold in the flour.
  • Use a piping bag to pipe half of the chocolate cake mixture into a buttered mould that has been dusted with flour.
  • Pipe some ganache (liquid filling) on top and then pipe some more of the cake mixture on top of the ganache.
  • Bake in the oven or the Big Green Egg at 200°C for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the tartlet.

Serving suggestions

  • In a dessert with a mini waffle with camomile and ice cream made with tonka beans.
  • As a friandise in a smaller variant – be sure to modify the baking time accordingly.

Moelleux

Chocolate cake with liquid filling
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: askthechef, burger recipe, choclate, dessert, moelleux, oven
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 100 g cream
  • 2 pieces lemon zeste
  • 100 g pure chocolate
  • 3 whole egg yolks
  • 3 eggs
  • 70 g sugar
  • 155 g melted butter
  • 155 g pure chocolate, melted
  • 80 g flour

Instructions

  • Heat the oven (or Big Green Egg, standard grill rack, and pizza stone) to 200°C.
  • To make the ganache (the liquid filling), boil the cream with the Limon Cress and then blend with the first quantity of dark chocolate. Set this to one side at room temperature.
  • Beat the egg yolks and eggs with the sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the melted butter and the second quantity of melted chocolate.
  • Fold in the flour.
  • Use a piping bag to pipe half of the chocolate cake mixture into a buttered mould that has been dusted with flour.
  • Pipe some ganache (liquid filling) on top and then pipe some more of the cake mixture on top of the ganache.
  • Bake in the oven or the Big Green Egg at 200°C for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the tartlet. 

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