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Looking for the best chocolate molten cake ?

skylineR33 Aug 11, 2007 10:04 PM

Is there any good suggestion for a great chocolate molten cake in Toronto ? I had a really good one at Mistura, and read from ace123's post that there is a good one at Treadwell (but it is not in TO), where else ? Thanks.

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  1. robgm RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 03:19 AM

    I would be interested too...I didn't realized that anyone still made this...can a dessert from the 90's be retro comfort food already???

    1. TorontoJo RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 05:15 AM

      I know this wasn't your question, but I wanted to pipe in and let you know that molten chocolate cakes are very, very easy to make at home. If you're interested, post a question on Home Cooking and I (and many others) would be happy to post a recipe. :)

      Also, President's Choice makes frozen molten chocolate cakes that you can just pop into the oven. Haven't tried them, so can't comment on the quality.

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        vorpal RE: TorontoJo Aug 12, 2007 07:13 AM

        We had a very informal dinner soiree one time where the PC cakes were brought by someone, and while I wasn't overly impressed, everyone else was fighting for seconds.

      2. chocabot RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 05:44 AM

        xacutti has a good chocolate something with a hot soft center. it's incredible good

        1. Royaljelly RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 08:29 AM

          Although not in Toronto, we had a very good yet smallish sized one @ Vineland estates winery. It was our post-wedding reception party. Probably as good as the one I had at Eleven Madison in NYC (the best I've had thus far).

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            cecilia RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 11:23 AM

            I like the molten chocolate cake at Morton's. It's always gooey and chocolatey. It also comes with Hagaan Daz vanilla ice cream.

            1. Otonabee RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 01:06 PM

              I always have the one at Terroni on Victoria. They don't put it in the over until you orber it so it is always hot. I also find that it goes down REALLY well with one of their coffees.

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                hungryabbey RE: skylineR33 Aug 12, 2007 01:20 PM

                I had a very good one at Opus the other weekend that was served with a nice sorbet.. I dont even like chocolate but it was really nice. Not too heavy or too chocolatey and the sorbet balanced out the flavours nicely

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                  Badjo RE: skylineR33 Aug 13, 2007 08:20 AM

                  Crazy delicious one at Silver Spoon on Ronscesvalles - everything else there is good too.

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                    tjunmin RE: Badjo Aug 16, 2007 09:22 PM

                    I second the Silver Spoon recommendation. For instance, much better compared to the one served at Via Allegro.

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                    berbie RE: skylineR33 Aug 13, 2007 09:24 AM

                    I agree with chocabot, the molten cake at xacutti is pretty good.

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                      skylineR33 RE: berbie Aug 15, 2007 10:05 AM

                      This gives me a lots of choices for my next destination for chocolate molten cake, thanks all !

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