Kahlua Martini with Mini-Chocolate Cake
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This is a simple dessert idea... takes just minutes to make and is very much appreciated.  See more of my easy Gourmet Dessert ideas

Kahlua Martini with Mini-Chocolate Cake

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Kahlua Martini with Mini-Chocolate Cake
recipe and photograph creation by Peggy Bucholz www.finedinings.com

Recipe Type:  dessert

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


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" 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 each in separate wide shallow bowls, coat edge of glasses in honey then the  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 Drink
2 cups Baileys Irish Cream, 1/4 to each
1/3 cup Kahlua, 2 tablespoons to each
8 glasses

Carefully fill glasses without disturbing the rims.

How to Serve
8 Ice cream balls (use a little melon baller)
8 mint sprigs for

Unmold cakes placing them upside down on individual serving plates, put ice cream ball on top with a mint sprig, serve alongside the drink and enjoy!

Wine recommendation:  Bailey's Irish Cream

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