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Melting Heart Cakes

Course Dessert, Snack
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 5 4 oz cakes

Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 ounces white chocolate
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 4 ounces butter 1/2 stick
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 ounces sugar 1/2 cup
  • 2 1/2 ounces flour 1/2 cup
  • 1/8 tsp red no taste gel food color

Ganache

  • 4 ounces white chocolate plus 1 oz for garnish
  • 1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/4 tsp red no taste gel food coloring

Instructions

Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease 5, 4-ounce cake pans. Combine the chocolate in a small bowl with butter. Heat a small pot with water over low heat. Place the bowl on top of the pot and melt the chocolate.
  • Whisk the eggs, yolks, and sugar together. Pour in the chocolate mixture, food color, and flour and mix until smooth. Fill the cake pans and bake for 10-12 minutes. The cake should be undercooked in the middle. Cool and remove from pans. Coat with ganache. Heat the cake in the microwave for 30 seconds and serve.

Ganache

  • Combine the chocolates and cream in a bowl. Place over a double boiler. Melt until smooth and add the food coloring. Pour the ganache over the cakes. Melt 1 oz of white chocolate over a double boiler and fill a piping bag. Decorate the cakes with white chocolate.