2 (4-ounce) bars bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
3 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
Sugar for dusting
Garnish: confectioners’ sugar or berries
1.In a small saucepan, butter and chocolate over med-low heat. Cook until melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool.
2.In another bowl, mix together sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, the egg yolks, and vanilla. Add egg mixture to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Stir chocolate mixture into egg mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours or bake right away.
3.Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 6 (4-ounce) ramekins with nonstick cooking spray; dust with sugar. Spoon approximately 1/2 cup batter into each dish.
4.Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Let cool for 5 minutes. Garnish with confectioners’ sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.