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Chocolate Lava Cake

junio 30, 2022

After what used to be a kitchen accident, created what is called nowadays like Lava Cake, once you finish this laborious cake you’re gonna notice why is it called like that, your eyes will love it and your mouth will just thank you.

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Cook: 25 mins

Additional: 45 mins

Servings: 4


  • butter as needed
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 ½ ounces chopped dark chocolate
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1.
Generously butter the inside of 4 (5 1/2 ounce) ramekins. Place them in a casserole dish.

Step 2.
Whisk together egg yolks, eggs, and sugar in a bowl until light, foamy, and lemon colored.

Step 3.
Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each melting, 1 to 3 minutes.

Step 4.
Stir melted chocolate mixture into egg and sugar mixture until combined.

Step 5.
Sift cocoa powder into the mixture; stir to combine.

Step 6.
Sift flour and salt into the mixture; stir to combine into a batter.

Step 7.
Stir vanilla extract into the batter.

Step 8.
Transfer batter to a resealable plastic bag. Snip one corner of the bag with scissors to create a tip.

Step 9.
Divide batter evenly between the prepared ramekins; tap gently on the counter to remove any air bubbles.

Step 10.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 11.
Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).Step 12.
Arrange the ramekins in a casserole dish. Pour enough hot tap water into the casserole dish to reach halfway up the sides of the ramekins.

Step 13.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-18 minutes. Set aside to cool for 15 minutes.

Step 14.
Loosen the edges from the ramekin with a knife. Invert each cake onto a plate and dust with powdered sugar.