Andiamo's Raspberry Chocolate Mini Cakes


Andiamo's Raspberry Chocolate Mini Cakes

This sweet and sophisticated copycat recipe comes from Andiamo, a popular California restaurant. Bittersweet chocolate and raspberries give these little cakes gourmet taste.


Cakes are to have a slightly soft center. both sauce and cakes can be made ahead of time. Cakes can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. When ready to eat, heat in microwave for about 1 minute.


  • 1 basket fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut small
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons flour


  1. Combine raspberries with 1/2 cup sugar, brandy and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Stir and simmer over medium heat until sugar dissolves and sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove 1/4 cup of raspberries from saucepan and drain, saving sauce. Butter two 3/4 cup custard cups. Whisk cocoa and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl.
  3. Stir chocolate and butter in heavy small saucepan over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Whisk in cocoa mixture. Whisk in egg yolks, then whole egg and flour. Fold in reserved 1/4 cup berries. Pour batter into two custard cups.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F until edges are set and center is still shiny and tester comes out with some wet batter attached, about 22 minutes.
  5. To serve, cut around warm cakes to loosen. Turn out onto plates. Spoon sauce on the side. Sift confectioners' sugar over and garnish with mint.

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This dessert can be served in the summertime during raspberry season when they are plentiful. This is the type of cake that would be a delightful ending to a dinner party. All the guests could enjoy their own raspberry chocolate mini cake.

What size basket of raspberries? 6 oz.?

@MarthaJoy923 3702829 - The recipe calls for 2 teaspoons of flour. -The editors of RecipeLion

still how much flour more just found the site thanks

The recipe requires 2 teaspoons of flour. We have updated it. Thank you for catching that! We always say, our readers are our best Editors.

How much flour?

Andiamo's was owned by Javier, and we have eaten at his place many times. This should be a hit..


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