Molten Mocha Cake Recipe
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Molten Mocha Cake Recipe

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When I first made my slow cooker chocolate cake, my husband and daughter LOVED it. My daughter claims it's one of her "MOST favorite" desserts! I also shared the cake with my next door neighbor's son, who liked it so much that he ate the whole thing without telling anyone about it!—Aimee Fortney, Fairview, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2-1/2 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2-1/2 hours
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh raspberries or sliced fresh strawberries and vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without optional ingredients): 723 calories, 29g fat (16g saturated fat), 247mg cholesterol, 403mg sodium, 107g carbohydrate (76g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, butter and vanilla until blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, coffee granules and salt; gradually beat into egg mixture.
  2. Transfer to greased 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs. If desired, serve warm cake with berries and ice cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Molten Mocha Cake in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2014, p90

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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jlmoats User ID: 319165 245033
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"We really liked this recipe. I made the mistake of leaving the leftover in the crock and put in the refrigerator. The next day I couldn't get it out of the crock without a lot of work. Oops! Will definite make it again and wll put the leftovers in a proper storage container."

peanutsnona76 User ID: 8027573 244293
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2016 Edited May. 10, 2016

"Very nice especially on a busy, cold day."

angieact1 User ID: 1990802 229483
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2015

"Loved by all!"

Remenec User ID: 6059530 227271
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2015

"This cake was delicious. We topped ours with whipped cream. But it's so rich and moist it doesn't require any topping. I didn't think the mocha taste was overpowering, which was perfect for my kids."

BixBeeLady User ID: 6937381 220947
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2015

"Love this recipe. I made it exactly as the recipe calls except I omitted the coffee. I make it when I need something fast, easy and chocolate. My family loves it."

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