Molten Chocolate Lava Cake


These dainty little individual cakes in cute little ramekins or even baked in tea cups are a dream. This molten chocolate lava cake is just irresistible. It’s perfect liquid center literally melts in your mouth. You need to bake these just till the edges are done & the center is still molten & oozing. This richly dense chocolate cake is delicious…

It is very easy & quick to prepare & bakes within a few minutes. It is ideal for a great dinner party when you want to serve something a little special. It is important to serve it warm because when you cut through the cake, the chocolate just spills through! It is excellent served with a dollop of whipped cream or your favorite ice-cream or with some luscious red juicy strawberries.

If you are looking for a comforting dessert without feeling guilty then you must try out this little piece of heaven which will make you feel real good!!

This post is long overdue & I’m glad that I am able to share it with you today. Every time I bake this one it’s a true winner!! Do enjoy this gorgeous dessert & I’m sure you will be asking for more… 😀

Ingredients :

  • 113 gms. Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate (break into small pieces)
  • 113 gms. Unsalted  Butter + to grease ramekins
  • 2 Eggs
  • 40 gms. Refined Flour (Maida)
  • 75 gms. Sugar

Procedure :

Melt chocolate in a double boiler.

Once melted & shiny, remove the pan from the heat & add in butter.

Mix until the butter melts fully.

Set aside to cool.

Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, whisk eggs & sugar until light & fluffy.

Add the choco-butter mix into the eggs, flour & mix gently until well incorporated. Butter the sides & bottom of the ramekins or any small glass/porcelain bowls) & pour in the mix until 3/4th full.

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180C for 8 mins. or for 5 mins for a molten inside.

Let the lava cakes cool briefly.

Overturn the mini lava cakes gently on individual serving plates.

Dust lightly with icing sugar.

Serve warm with ice-cream, fruits or whipped cream.

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