If you've decided to stay in and create a romantic evening at home this Valentine's Day, here's a super easy dessert that will knock your dates socks off! And best of all, it only takes minutes to make!
Here's what you'll need...
- 8 ounces room-temperature butter, cubed
- 8 ounces dark chocolate chopped (chips work too)
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 shot cooled espresso (instant is fine)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 eggs
- 1 pint ice cream, such as vanilla, or salted caramel
- Dark chocolate for shaving
In a glass bowl over a double broiler, melt butter and chocolate together (can be done in the microwave for about 60 sec). In a separate large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, salt, eggs, and espresso. Whisk in the melted chocolate and butter. Pour batter into medium or large coffee cups (or souffle cups, as I used), filling each about half way. Makes 4-6 servings.
Microwave on high for 50 seconds to 2 minutes, depending on your microwave and desired consistency. Allow to cool for 30 seconds, then top with ice cream and shaved chocolate, or desired topping.
If you are cooking a lovely meal at home, I hope you use my Easy Valentine's Day Tablescape ideas to help create a magical evening for you and your loved one!
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