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Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe

Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe

Since this dessert is served hot, it can be baking in the oven while you eat the main course. The recipe can easily be increased to serve more. It's a great choice for chocolate lovers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white baking chips
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 1. Grease the bottom and sides of two 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Place ramekins on a baking sheet; set aside.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt semisweet chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, egg and flour; stir in chocolate mixture. Fold in white baking chips. Spoon batter into prepared ramekins.
  • 4. Bake at 400° until a thermometer reads 160° and cake sides are set, about 15-20 minutes. Remove ramekins to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Invert onto serving plates; dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without confectioners' sugar) equals 635 calories, 40 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 169 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Lava Cakes

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"This didn't work very well for me. The white chips didn't melt at all, and the flavor wasn't that great."

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