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Chocolate Cherry Mini Lava Cakes

Try this decadent dessert with a molten center--all without the guilt!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Cakes

1
teaspoon shortening
2
tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup fat-free egg product
1
container (5.3 oz) Yoplait® Greek 100 Fat Free black cherry yogurt

Toppings, if desired

1
tablespoon powdered sugar
12
cherries, with stems

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening. In small bowl, stir together 2 teaspoons of the baking cocoa and 1 teaspoon of the flour; lightly sprinkle in muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is melted and smooth. Stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and the egg product with whisk until blended. Stir in 2 tablespoons baking cocoa, the yogurt and 1/2 cup flour. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 10 minutes, or until sides are firm (centers will still be soft). Let stand 2 minutes. Place serving platter upside down on muffin pan. Turn platter and muffin pan over; remove muffin pan. Sprinkle cakes with powdered sugar, and top each with a cherry. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening. In small bowl, stir together 2 teaspoons of the baking cocoa and 1 teaspoon of the flour; lightly sprinkle in muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is melted and smooth. Stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and the egg product with whisk until blended. Stir in 2 tablespoons baking cocoa, the yogurt and 1/2 cup flour. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 10 minutes, or until sides are firm (centers will still be soft). Let stand 2 minutes. Place serving platter upside down on muffin pan. Turn platter and muffin pan over; remove muffin pan. Sprinkle cakes with powdered sugar, and top each with a cherry. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cake
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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