Ultimate Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe
Picture this: a plate adorned with a perfectly baked chocolate lava cake, its velvety exterior giving way to an oozing river of molten chocolate. The epitome of indulgence, our Ultimate Chocolate Lava Cake is a masterpiece that marries the richness of dark chocolate with the thrill of a gooey center. It’s the dessert dreams are made of, and learning how to create it yourself is both rewarding and delightfully messy.
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 4 ounces high-quality dark chocolate
- 1 and 1/4 cups powdered sugar
- 2 whole eggs
- 3 egg yolks
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- Pinch of salt
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Grease and dust four ramekins with cocoa powder.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter and dark chocolate together in 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
- Stir in the powdered sugar until well combined.
- Add the eggs and egg yolks, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
- Blend in the vanilla extract.
- Gently fold in the flour and salt until just incorporated.
- Divide the batter evenly among the prepared ramekins.
- Bake for 12-14 minutes until the edges are set but the center is still soft.
- Allow the cakes to cool for a minute, then carefully invert them onto plates.
- Serve immediately, dusted with powdered sugar or topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Decadent, rich, and oh-so-chocolaty, our Ultimate Chocolate Lava Cake is the perfect indulgence for any dessert lover. The contrast between the delicate outer layer and the luscious molten center creates a symphony of flavors and textures that dance on your taste buds. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply treating yourself, this dessert will leave a lasting impression.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 35mg | Total Carbohydrates: 34g | Sugars: 28g | Protein: 4g
Picture yourself savoring each spoonful of this heavenly delight, a satisfied smile playing on your lips. Our Ultimate Chocolate Lava Cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s an experience that brings joy to your palate and warmth to your heart. So gather your ingredients and embark on a journey to create a dessert that’s as impressive as it is irresistible.