Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes Recipe

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Genesis Published: December 4, 2020 Modified: July 6, 2021
Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

Indulge yourself with a rich plate of molten lava cakes for dinner tonight! It’s made with just 5 ingredients, and makes the perfect sophisticated dessert.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ½cupunsalted butter
  • 8ozbittersweet chocolate
  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • 2large eggs
  • 2large egg yolks
  • 6tbspflour


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Butter the ramekins or muffin tins.

  3. Melt the butter and chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, in the microwave at 30 second increments until smooth.

  4. Let the chocolate cool for 2 minutes, then add in the powdered sugar, whole eggs and yolks. Mix to combine.

  5. Sift in the flour, then mix until just combined.

  6. Add the batter evenly to the ramekins.

  7. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until the sides are set and the middle is slightly jiggly.

  8. Let rest for 1 minute.

  9. Add a cookie sheet on top of the muffin tin, then flip over.

  10. Using a spatula, slide it under the cake carefully to transfer to a plate.

  11. Dust with more powdered sugar, then garnish with chopped chocolate or berries, if desired.

  12. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 558.46kcal
  • Fat: 35.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.75g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.49g
  • Fiber: 2.93g
  • Sugar: 48.35g
  • Protein: 6.66g
  • Cholesterol: 196.99mg
  • Sodium: 39.82mg
  • Calcium: 41.58mg
  • Potassium: 216.53mg
  • Iron: 2.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 213.18µg
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