Chocolate Molten Lava Cake on a white plate, with liquid chocolate spilling from the center. Garnished with a strawberry, and a linen cloth beneath the plate and a copper fork on the side.
Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Cooling Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
These chocolate molten lava cakes are such an indulgent treat! Perfect for a special occasion, yet easy enough for every day. You'll love the deep chocolate flavor and the warm liquid center!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lava cake
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 477 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and mist six 4-ounce ramekins with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the butter and chocolate chips in a large microwave-safe bowl, and microwave in 30-second increments, stirring, until completely melted.
  3. Add the powdered sugar, and stir until smooth.
  4. Stir in the eggs and yolks, one at a time, until completely incorporated.
  5. Stir in the vanilla.
  6. Add the flour, cocoa, and salt, and stir until blended.
  7. Transfer the batter to the prepared ramekins, and bake for 16 to 20 minutes, or until set around the edges but still wobbly in the centers.
  8. Cool for 20 minutes, then invert the cakes onto serving plates and dust with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 263mg 11%
Potassium 264mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 37g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 14.4%
Calcium 9.6%
Iron 11.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.