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Moelleux au Chocolate is french for chocolate cake. This recipe is from a friend of mine, Lucinda of I-Lost in Austen who’s a fantastic baker, gardener and mom.. She assured me that I’d love how easy and delish it’s going to be.. It was everything as she said.. 😀


  • 125 g dark chocolate plus 60 g extra
  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs plus 2 egg yolks
  • 50 g sugar (I used 30 g sugarcane sugar)
  • 50 g flour



    Makes 6
    Prep time 10 mins
    Cook time 20 mins
    Total time 30 mins
total time


  1. Preheat oven to 200C. Grease muffin tin or line muffin tin with cupcake papers.
  2. Melt butter and 125 g chocolate au-bain-marie.
  3. Whisk eggs (plus yolks) with sugar. Add in flour and melted chocolate. Stir well.
  4. Pour batter into muffin tin till half full. Insert a little piece of chocolate into centre of batter and add batter on top till almost full.
  5. Bake for 12 mins. Serve warm with a big scoop of ice cream.  (I had mine with a dollop of coconut ice cream.)

It was seriously yummy. Lucinda informed me that I could insert a teaspoonful of raspberry melt instead of a piece of chocolate, so I’m going to try that the next time I make cupcakes.. This is a recipe to keep and treasure..

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