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Molten Lava Muffins with Mexican Chocolate Ganache

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Molten lava muffins with ganache
Hands On:
10 minutes
Total Time:
10 minutes


  • 10 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup Hy-Vee semisweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1 ½ cups Hy-Vee heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ tsp Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
  • 8 Hy-Vee Bakery jumbo chocolate muffins
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Place bittersweet chocolate and semisweet chocolate baking chips in a glass bowl; set aside.
Combine heavy whipping cream, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium0high heat until simmering. Pour hot cream mixture over chocolate. Let stand 30 seconds; then whisk until smooth.
Use an apple corer to cut and remove centers from muffins; reserve centers for garnish. Spoon chocolate mixture into each muffin. Top with a small piece of served muffin centers; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Before serving, heat each muffin in the microwave on high for 15 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8
Serves: 8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 58g 74%
Saturated Fat: 28g
Trans Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 125mg 42%
Sodium: 470mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate: 101g 37%
Dietary Fiber: 5g 18%
Sugars: 60g 120%
Protein: 10g 20%

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