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Easy Raspberry Molten Cakes

Easy Raspberry Molten Cakes

Make this restaurant favorite at home. It's made even more decadently delicious with a hint of raspberry in the cake and a Raspberry Sauce to serve alongside.


Easy Molten Spiced Chocolate Cabernet Cakes

  • 4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 4 teaspoons McCormick Raspberry Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 tablespoons flour

Raspberry Sauce

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen raspberries in juice, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Raspberry Extract


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Butter 6 (6-ounce) custard cups or soufflé dishes. Place on baking sheet.
  2. Easy Molten Spiced Chocolate Cabernet Cakes: Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 minute or until butter is melted. Stir with wire whisk until chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Stir in extracts.
  4. Stir in sugar until well blended.
  5. Whisk in eggs and yolk. Stir in flour. Pour batter into prepared custard cups.
  6. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until sides are firm but centers are soft. Let stand for 1 minute.
  7. Carefully loosen edges with small knife. Invert cakes onto serving plates. Serve immediately.
  8. Serve with Raspberry Sauce, if desired.
  9. Raspberry Sauce: Mix frozen raspberries in juice, thawed, and McCormick Raspberry Extract until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Yield: 6 servings

Flavor Variations: Prepare as directed. Omit raspberry extract. Or use 1 teaspoon McCormick Pure Almond Extract, McCormick Pure Orange Extract or McCormick Ground Cinnamon in place of the raspberry extract.

Make Ahead: The chocolate mixture can be prepared up to 10 hours ahead of time. Pour batter into prepared custard cups. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate. Bring to room temperature 30 minutes before baking.

Nutrition Information per 1 serving: Calories: 436 Sodium: 133 mg; Fat: 24 g Carbohydrates: 50 g; Cholesterol: 145 mg Fiber: 4 g; Protein: 5 g

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): McCormick

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