Kahlua and Irish Cream in Martini glasses
served with mini Chocolate Cake baked in muffin tins, a classic gourmet dessert recipe


Kahlua and Irish Cream in Martini glasses served with mini Chocolate Cake baked in muffin tins, a classic gourmet dessert recipe that is a simple idea and takes just minutes to make. 
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Kahlua Martini with Mini-Chocolate Cake
recipe and photograph creation by Peggy Bucholz www.finedinings.com

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Recipe Type: dessert, mini chocolate cake, Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream,

Prep Time: 30 min
Total Time: 30 min
Serves: 8

Mini Chocolate Cake

4 ounces bittersweet chocolate coarsely chopped
1/2 cup unsalted butter
2 eggs
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup all purpose flour
8 (2 ounce) disposable aluminum foil cups
butter for aluminum foil cups


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a small saucepan over medium low heat melt chocolate and butter stirring until smooth; remove from heat and cool.

In small mixing bowl combine eggs, sugar and salt beating on high speed for 5 minutes or until starting to thicken; stir in cooled butter mixture. Sift flour over batter and fold in to blend.

Spoon cake batter into eight 2 ounce buttered ramekins or aluminum custard cups or 2-1/2 inch muffin tins.
Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cake comes out clean. Remove from oven to cool. Can be made 1 day ahead.

Prepare glasses
Chocolate,finely chopped
Chocolate syrup

Put honey and chocolate in separate wide shallow bowls such as soup bowls. Coat edge of glasses in honey then the finely chopped chocolate.

With a spoon make designs with the syrup on the inside of the glasses without disturbing the coated rims (see my photograph). Refrigerate glasses until ready to serve.

Mixed Drinks

2 cups Bailey's Irish Cream
1/3 cup Kahlua
8 Glasses


Carefully fill each glass without disturbing the rims with 1/4 cup Bailey's Irish Cream and 2 tablespoons Kahlua.

How To Serve

1 pint Vanilla ice cream
8 sprigs fresh mint


Use a melon baller to make 8 scoops of ice cream.

Un-mold cakes placing each one upside down on individual serving plates. Put an ice cream ball on top each cake with a mint sprig, and serve alongside the martini drink and enjoy!

wine Wine recommendation:  Bailey's Irish Cream

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