Print Options

Back to Warm Chocolate Melting Cups >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Warm Chocolate Melting Cups

 Warm Chocolate Melting Cups
These cakes have become a favorite of our guests. They're always so surprised that these little desserts are so light and healthy. —Kissa Vaughn, Troy, Texas
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 10 fresh strawberry halves, optional


  • In a small saucepan, combine 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa, flour and salt.
  • Gradually stir in water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the
  • chocolate chips, coffee and vanilla until smooth. Transfer to a
  • large bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat eggs and egg white until slightly thickened.
  • Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until thick and
  • lemon-colored. Fold into chocolate mixture.
  • Transfer to ten 4-oz. ramekins coated with cooking spray. Place
  • ramekins in a baking pan; add 1 in. of boiling water to pan. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or just until centers are

2 of 2

Warm Chocolate Melting Cups (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • set. Garnish with strawberry halves if desired. Serve immediately.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 each equals 197 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.