Chocolate Lava Cake

 Chocolate  Lava Cake

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This New year owing to Covid-19 celebrations or get-together parties are hard to be organized but don't let down stay at home and welcome this new year with this instant recipe Chocolate Lava Cake.
This recipe has a few simple steps to make; as usual prepare ramekins or muffin pan dust with cocoa powder is important this will help to release them easily from the ramekins and prevent sticking, make the chocolate cake mixture and spoon the batter to the ramekins and bake; baking on high oven temperature is the name of the game to cook them from outside and gooey inside with soft tops.
That's the gist of the recipe but a few more points ensure the quality of the baked Chocolate Lava Cakes; use high-quality chocolate instead of chocolate chips to get much lava, for this recipe whole eggs + egg yolks are key ingredients that would provide the body. So try this rich fudgy Chocolate Lava Cake to welcome this coming new year and stay safe at home.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 6 cakes
Course Dessert 
Cuisine American 


1/2 cup butter, unsalted
3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate
2 eggs
2 egg yolk
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar 
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 pinch salt


 Spray 4 ramekin with nonstick cooking spray and dust with cocoa powder or you can use muffin pan, if using yield will be 6 cakes, preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Chop the chocolate coarsely, heat the butter and chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl for 10 seconds increment stirring after each to get it smooth. Whisk the flour, sugar, salt together in a bowl put aside. Beat the eggs, and egg yolks to combine well and pour the flour mixture into the egg mixture, mix to combine. Now add into the chocolate mixture, using a rubber spatula, and combine well to mix everything so that no lumps remain.

Spoon the batter in the ramekins or muffin pan and bake for 10-12 minutes or until sides become firm and tops remain soft, if using muffin pan bake only 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow it cool for 1 minute then invert into a plate and turn them over, if using muffin pan using a spoon to invert the cakes. Use an oven mitt to get it done well. Add the toppings and serve immediately.