Molten Lava Cupcakes

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by Jillster

Easy-to-make mini-cakes with molten chocolate "lava" in the center. Rich and decadent. Serve warm and don't overcook to ensure the centers ooze onto your plate after you dig in!

Top Review by Becky R.

This recipe is amazingly easy and very tasty. I added 1 cup of thawed pitted cherries. Delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Melt butter, chocolate chips and cocoa until combined and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  4. Combine chocolate mixture and sugar mixture and stir well.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, stirring after each addition until fully incorporated.
  6. Stir in flour just until combined.
  7. Chill batter for at least 20 minutes.
  8. Grease muffin tin.
  9. Spoon batter into muffin tin and bake for 10-11 minutes.

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