Made with love: Moelleux for Valentine’s Day

Hi guys!

Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤

“What should I make for Valentine’s Day?” I think that question went through my mind multiple times a day for the past weeks. Red things? Pink things? Red Velvet things? Heart shaped things? I had no idea! Inspiration enough but just no clue. I wanted something easy but delicious. Romantic, but not too much. And – of course – a crowd pleaser. PING! What do I love most? What do women love most? (Besides puppies and men with sixpacks…) Chocolate! Suddenly the idea for my Valentine’s Day recipe was born: Moelleux (aka Lava Cake)


What we need for +- 10 hearts (small servings):


  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 110 g butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g sifted flour
  • pinch of salt
  • heart shaped silicone molds
  • piping bag
  • Vanilla ice cream

Raspberry Coulis

  • 250 g frozen raspberries
  • 50 g sugar
  • saucepan


How to:


  1. Melt the butter and the chocolate
  2. Mix together sugar, 2 eggs and 2 egg yolks untill fully combined
  3. Sift the flour and mix until the batter is smooth
  4. Add the melted butter-chocolate mixture and a pinch of salt
  5. Poor the batter in a piping bag and set aside in the fridge for about 2 hours. This will make our batter easier to handle when piping in the molds
  6. Preheat the oven at 200°C
  7. Fill the molds for 2/3th
  8. Bake for 8, max 9 minutes
  9. Dress your plate with raspberry coulis and a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Raspberry Coulis

  1. Put the frozen raspberries and the sugar in a saucepan on medium high.
  2. Once heated, let it sit for about 10 minutes.
  3. Sift the coulis before using so you don’t have too many seeds

Easy Moelleux au chocolat.jpg


I hope you guys enjoy this yummy Moelleux ❤

No Valentine to share it with? Make it for yourself. You deserve it!

Have a delicious day ❤
xxx Sarah

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