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Chocolate Almond Molten Cake with Almond Ice Cream

Chocolate Almond Molten Cake with Almond Ice Cream

Chocolate Almond Molten Cake
with Almond Ice Cream


Famous Idaho Potatoes

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Created by: Chef Ryan Witcher

Ingredients & Directions

1 oz
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236 gm
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1 pod
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10 tbs
5 oz

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Chocolate-Almond Molten Cake
Almond Oil
Butter (unsalted)
Dark Chocolate (64%)
Sugar (granulated)
Sugar (light brown)
Almond Flour
All Purpose Flour
Eggs (whole)
Egg Yolks

Roasted Almond Ice Cream
Milk (Whole)
Milk (Almond)
Sugar (granulated)
Glucose Powder
Egg Yolks
Vanilla Bean
Heavy Cream
Whole Almonds (toasted)

Almond Crunch
Almonds (finely chopped, toasted)

Raspberry Sauce
Raspberry Puree
Sugar (raw)
Lemon (to taste)


Chocolate-Almond Molten Cake:
1. Place almond oil, butter and chocolate in a metal bowl on top of a sauce pot with boiling water (double boiler).

2. Whisk the sugar, light brown sugar, whole eggs and egg yolks together until well blended.

3. Whisk the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture until thoroughly incorporated.

4. Whisk in almond flour and all purpose flour into chocolate mixture.

5. Scoop into 4-ounce aluminum tins immediately.

Roasted Almond Ice Cream:
1. Bring the milk, almond milk, heavy cream and vanilla bean to a boil.

2. Combine the sugar and glucose powder together and slowly whisk into boiling milk.

3. Add the toasted almonds and cover. Allow to steep for 10 minutes.

4. Pour mix into a blender and pulse.

5. Strain mixture through a chinoise into a sauce pot.

6. Bring mixture back to a boil.

7. Temper in the yolks and turn mixture off.

8. Using a spatula continue to stir until mixture becomes thick.

9. Strain into a bowl and place over an ice-bath.

10. Put cool mixture into paco jet container and freeze or place into ice cream machine.

11. After ice cream is churned place into pastry bag.

Almond Crunch:
1. Place 1 tablespoon onto silpat and bake at 300° F until melted.

2. Sprinkle toasted almonds on top and mold sugar around cannoli tube.

3. Store in air tight container until needed.

Raspberry Sauce:
1. Heat Raspberry Puree and sugar together until sugar is dissolved.

2. Add in fresh lemon juice to taste


1) Place molten cake into oven at 360°F for 10-12 minutes.

2) Pipe almond ice cream into the sugar tube and arrange on plate.

3)Take care in this step, as the sugar is fragile.

4)Decorate plate with raspberry sauce.

5)Take molten cake out of the oven and unmold directly onto the plate. Enjoy.

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