Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe | Decadent Dessert Delight

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe | Decadent Dessert Delight

Indulge in the ultimate chocolate experience with our Chocolate Lava Cake recipe. Imagine breaking through a delicate outer layer of decadent chocolate cake to reveal a gooey, molten center that oozes with rich and velvety goodness. This dessert is a celebration of contrasts, where the warmth of the molten lava meets the coolness of a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It’s not just a dessert; it’s a journey for your taste buds.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces high-quality semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Vanilla ice cream and fresh berries for serving


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and grease your ramekins.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter and chocolate in 20-second intervals until smooth.
  3. Stir in the powdered sugar until well combined.
  4. Whisk in the eggs, egg yolks, and vanilla extract.
  5. Gently fold in the flour and salt until just incorporated.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the ramekins.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until the edges are firm but the centers are soft.
  8. Let the cakes rest for a minute before inverting them onto plates.
  9. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and fresh berries.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Rich and decadent chocolate lava cakes with molten centers that melt in your mouth.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 380 kcal, Total Fat – 24g, Carbohydrates – 39g, Protein – 5g

Indulge yourself in the sublime pleasure of our Chocolate Lava Cake. As you break through the delicate cake exterior, a river of molten chocolate flows, mingling with the sweetness of the vanilla ice cream. Every bite is an exquisite dance of textures and flavors, a celebration of the artistry of dessert. Whether you’re sharing an intimate dinner or hosting a gathering, this decadent delight will leave a lasting impression on your palate and in your memories.

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