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Petit Gateau (Lava Cake)

Baking, Dessert, Recipes

Petit Gateau is also know as Lava Cake in North America.



  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 125g Butter
  • 100g Flour
  • 250g Sugar
  • 5 Eggs



Melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler.

Beat eggs and sugar until smooth.

Gently fold flour and melted chocolate to the mixture.

Let it rest for 4 hours in the fridge

Put the mixture in a muffin tin. Fill 3/4 and bake it for 12min @ 200°C/400F