Hg's Best of My Lava Chocolate Cake - Ww Points = 4

Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Hungry Girl: "Breaking Ooze! We've whipped up a cake SO chocolatey and decadent, your head may ACTUALLY explode. (Consider yourself warned -- we're not going to be responsible for sweeping up the mess.) You'll need four baking ramekins (about 4 inches in diameter) for this recipe." Serving Size: 1 individual lava cake Calories: 182 Fat: 4.5g Sodium: 433mg Carbs: 32g Fiber: 1.5g Sugars: 18g Protein: 4g POINTS. value 4*

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the Filling

  • 12 tablespoon semisweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon fat-free liquid creamer (like Coffee-mate Fat Free Original)
  • 12 teaspoon light butter, whipped kind (or light buttery spread like Brummel & Brown)
  • 14 cup sugar-free chocolate pudding (about 1/2 of one)
  • For the Cake

  • 1 tablespoon semisweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packet fat-free sugar-free hot cocoa mix, 25-calorie packet
  • 14 cup boiling water
  • 12 cup cold water
  • 1 cup chocolate cake mix (1/4 of an 18.25-oz. box)
  • 14 cup liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
  • 12 teaspoon Splenda granular
  • 2 dashes salt

Directions

  1. Place the chocolate chips for the filling in a glass and set aside.
  2. Pour the creamer in a microwave-safe bowl with the butter, and heat in the microwave for about 15 seconds, until butter has melted and mixture is very hot. Pour the mixture over the chocolate chips and stir until they have dissolved. Allow to cool for several minutes.
  3. Add the pudding to the mixture and stir well.
  4. Spoon the chocolate mixture into four evenly spaced mounds on a plate.
  5. Place in the freezer for 25 minutes. (Don't over-freeze -- the mounds could stick to the plate.)
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Place chocolate chips for the cake in a tall glass along with the contents of the cocoa packet. Add 1/4 cup boiling water and stir until chips and cocoa have dissolved. Add 1/2 cup cold water and stir well. Pour the contents of the glass into a mixing bowl.
  8. Add all of the remaining ingredients for the cake (cake mix, egg substitute, Splenda and salt) to the mixing bowl and whip batter with a whisk or fork for 2 minutes.
  9. Once the chocolate mounds in the freezer are a little firm, spray four baking ramekins (each about 4 inches in diameter) with nonstick spray. Evenly spoon the cake batter (which will be a little thin, but don't worry!) into the ramekins.
  10. Remove chocolate mounds from the freezer, and place one in the center of each batter-filled ramekin. Put the ramekins in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Cakes will look shiny when done.
  11. Carefully remove each ramekin from the oven. You can eat the cake right out of the ramekin (while the center is still gooey!), but make sure to let it cool a little bit, because the ramekin will be hot. Or you can wait until it has cooled completely and plate the cake by running a knife along the edges and flipping it upside down. (Then just pop it in the microwave for about 15 seconds to heat it back up.) Enjoy!
Most Helpful

3 5

Easy to make. 1 tsp if milk in the molten part is not enough to wet that much pudding mix. It should be at least a tablespoon. When I tried to unmold one, it was all too liquid to unmold. I think maybe it should cook more than 15 minutes and at least be firm set when you take it out of the oven. Will try with another one when it has been chilled. As runny as it looks, I don't think it has cooked enough.