Molten Lava Cake Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Birthday Party
Recipe Type Cake
Cuisine South Indian

Molten Lava Cak is a popular dessert that combines the elements of a flourless chocolate cake (sometimes called a chocolate decadence cake) and a soufflé. Some other names used are chocolate fondant pudding, chocolate moelleux and chocolate lava cake.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Semisweet Chocolate Chips 115 gram 543.84 31.05
Butter 115 gram 824.55 93.27 2.42
Egg 2 nos 155 10.6 0.42
Sugar 0.33 cup 255.42
All purpose flour 0.25 cup 113.6
Butter 1 few 35.85 4.06 0.11
1928.26 138.98 2.95

Preparation Method

  1. 1 In a double bOiler, melt Chocolate.
  2. 2 In a medium mixing bowl, beat Egg and Sugar unTil light and fluffy.
  3. 3 Once Chocolate is melted, remove pan from heat and add in Butter. Mix unTil the Butter melts fully.
  4. 4 Add Chocolate/Butter mixture into the Egg, add all-purpose all all purpose flour and mix unTil well incorporated.
  5. 5 Butter bottom and sides of ramekins (small glass/porcelain bowls) and pour in mixture about 3/4 way full.
  6. 6 Place ramekins on a baking tray and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 C) for 10 – 15 minutes. Shorter for gooey (molten) inside, longer for stiff inside.
  7. 7 Serve hot with Vanilla Ice Cream.