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Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe
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Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

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Everyone who tries this dessert falls in love with it. Using a slow cooker liner makes cleanup a breeze. —Latona Dwyer, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-2/3 cups water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, eggs and oil; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Transfer to a greased 4-qt. slow cooker.
  2. In another bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Spoon over cake batter; sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or until a toothpick inserted in cake portion comes out with moist crumbs. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p48

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"This is my go-to dessert when I need something easy but good! Everyone in my family likes this. I change it up sometimes by adding peanut butter chips instead of semi sweet. You can also use cinnamon chips or milk chocolate too."

Reviewed Feb. 8, 2015

"YUMMO!!! If you need a chocolate fix this is it."

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2015

"I love the taste and how easy it is!"

Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"I've made this several times, exactly as the recipe says, and it's been a hit every time. Deliciously sweet, warm, and rich. It IS chocolate, after all!"

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2014

"Looking good"

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