Molten Lava Cake

Total Time
15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
10 mins

Irresistible. Really.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200-210°C (400°C). Grease or butter ramekins. Make sure you use a lot of butter/oil if you want to invert it onto a plate, otherwise it will stick.
  2. Melt the butter and chocolate together and mix. Pour into a big bowl.
  3. Sieve in the flour and sugar and whisk.
  4. Add the eggs and continue to whisk. If you like a more cake-y texture, keep on whisking until it turns lighter.
  5. Pour into ramekins. It took up around 8 ramekins for me, but it really depends on the size.
  6. Bake for around 10 minutes. It's best to keep an eye on it just to make sure it doesn't overcook. If it does, it's just a really moist cake, good but not quite as satisfying.
  7. Serve with ice cream and strawberries. Or banana. A good idea can be to chop fruit beside it and use the filling as a sort of fondue.
Most Helpful

5 5

I was hunting for the perfect recipe when I came across this one. Its my first time making these and let alone trying one. This was so awesome and deserves more than a 5 star rating! I used dark chocolate instead and wow, these were a hit on Valentines Day and still talking about it today =D

5 5

This was exactly what I was looking for, and sooooo delicious. I did add a pinch of cinnamon for richness. Also, I don't have any ramekins, so I used a 6-cup muffin pan to bake my melty cakes in. I served these alone with a sprinkling of powdered sugar.