Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake

Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake

If you’re a chocolate lover, this Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake is a slice of heaven that you absolutely must try. Picture this: a warm, gooey chocolate cake with a molten, oozing center that flows out like a river of chocolatey bliss when you cut into it. It’s the ultimate indulgence for any dessert enthusiast.


  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 2 ounces of high-quality dark chocolate
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Melt the butter and dark chocolate together in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring until smooth.
  2. Stir in the powdered sugar until well combined.
  3. Whisk in the eggs, egg yolks, and vanilla extract until the mixture is creamy.
  4. Fold in the flour and a pinch of salt until just combined.
  5. Divide the batter evenly into greased ramekins.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 425°F (220°C) for 12-14 minutes. The edges should be set, but the center should still be soft.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the cakes cool for a minute.
  8. Run a knife around the edges to loosen the cakes, then invert them onto serving plates.
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired, and enjoy immediately!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Indulge in the rich and velvety goodness of Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake. It’s the perfect dessert for any special occasion or when you simply crave a decadent treat.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 380, Total Fat – 22g, Total Carbohydrates – 40g, Protein – 5g

If you’re looking to impress your guests with a restaurant-quality dessert, this Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake is the way to go. The contrast between the warm, molten center and the slightly crispy exterior is pure perfection. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a family gathering, this dessert will steal the show.

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