Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake
Chocolate Lava Cake

"Gooey inside and firm outside. With basic ingredients like chocolate, sugar, butter, eggs and flour and a few ramekins (muffin tins work well too), you will be able to serve these in just 30 minutes."

NotesThere will be a little extra mixture left if using muffin tins. You may finish off the extra in a ramekin.

Recipe adapted from

Yields15 Cakes

Preparation Time20 min

Cooking Time12 min


  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Butter the bottom and sides of 12 muffin tins or 15 4-ounce ramekins. (Please use additional butter for this step.)

  3. Sprinkle with sugar, tapping to remove extra sugar. (Please use additional sugar for coating the muffin tins in this step.)

  4. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and butter; whisk until thoroughly melted.

  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar and flour until just blended. Gradually whisk the chocolate into the egg mixture until combined.

  6. Evenly divide the mixture between the prepared muffin tins or ramekins, using about 1/3 cup for each.

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