Molten Chocolate Lava Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
RecipeCuisine: general
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Serves: 5 cupcakes
Molten Chocolate Lava Cake recipe with step by step instructions.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 100 gms flour
  • 1 t/s baking powder
  • 4 tbsp butter at room temperature
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 80 gms brown sugar
  • 100 gms dark chocolate chunks
  • 3 tbsp heaped cocoa powder
  • 1.5 t/s expresso coffee mixed with 2 tbsp hot water
  • 3 tbsp vanilla powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 3 tbsp chocochips
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • a pinch of salt
How to make the recipe?
  1. Preheat oven at 180°C five minutes before baking. Grease the ramekins with butter. Dust some flour on it.
  2. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and vanilla powder. Keep it aside.
  3. Mix expresso coffee in hot water. Whisk it nicely and keep aside.
  4. Melt chocolate chunks in a double boiler. Keep stirring continuously.
  5. Add milk to it and stir nicely.
  6. Now add cocoa powder and combine well.
  7. Switch off the gas once chocolate melts nicely. Ensure the mixture is smooth and without any lumps. Allow the mixture to cool down.
  8. In the meanwhile combine butter with melted chocolate. You could whisk Or use a electric beater to beat.
  9. Beat eggs until pale yellow color. Add brown sugar and beat nicely with electric beater.
  10. Once the egg-sugar is incorporated nicely. Add melted chocolate-butter mixture to it.
  11. It's time to pour the coffee mixture.
  12. Now combine the sieved flour mixture. Beat this batter nicely until blends well. Lastly add chocochips and vanilla essence. Allow the batter to rest for 10 mins.
  13. Finally pour the batter into greased ramekins. Top with reserved chocochips. Bake at 180°C for exactly ten mins Or once the top and edges of your cake is baked. Don't bake for long unless you want a soft cake.
  14. Unmould this cakes after 5 mins Or you won't get the chocolate lava oozing out. It's important you serve them hot. Just insert a spoon and the chocolatey will oozee out. Mine tasted too good.
  15. Top with vanilla Or chocolate icecream!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 5 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at