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Chocolate Lava Cakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

Since this dessert is served hot, you can bake it while you enjoy your main course. And it’s easy to increase the recipe to serve more people. It’s a great choice for chocolate lovers. —Heidi Wilcox, Lapeer, Michigan
Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white baking chips
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. Grease the bottom and sides of two 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Place ramekins on a baking sheet; set aside.
  2. In a microwave, melt semisweet chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, egg and flour; stir in chocolate mixture. Fold in white baking chips. Spoon batter into prepared ramekins.
  4. Bake at 400° until a thermometer reads 160° and cake sides are set, 15-20 minutes. Remove ramekins to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving plates; dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

1 cake: 635 calories, 40g fat (24g saturated fat), 169mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (61g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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