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Lava Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"The best chocolate lava cake recipe I've ever had. Serve topped with powdered sugar or vanilla ice cream."
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30 m servings 562
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 6-ounce cakes)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour four 6-ounce ramekins.
  2. Place chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Stir frequently, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching, until chocolate is melted, about 5 minutes.
  3. Combine eggs and sugar in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until pale and thick, about 5 minutes. Mix in melted chocolate, cocoa powder, and flour until combined. Pour batter into the prepared ramekins and place on a baking tray.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the sides are set but the middle is still jiggly, 10 to 13 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 562 calories; 50.4 34.5 11 184 260 Full nutrition

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Hi this was an amazing cake I had to make a dessert for class and I did not know what to do and I saw this! It was soooo yummy and everyone loved it

Great for a fast chocolate fix! Easy to follow recipe. Delicious. My teen daughter made these for us. Only changes: used 6 smaller ramekins, and used the microwave to melt butter/chocolate inste...