Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Let me satisfy your sweet cravings with this fudgy molten chocolate lava cake. This rich, chocolatey dessert is perfect for any occasion. Check out the video for a special guest appearance on her birthday.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

The softest molten chocolate lava cake you're ever going to have. Serve this bad boy with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream and you have the perfect dessert.
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Dessert


  • ¾ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Melt chocolate and butter over a double boiler until smooth.
  • Whisk 2 eggs, 2 egg yolks, and ¼ cup sugar until double in volume (5-10 minutes).
  • Mix chocolate with egg mixture and add a pinch of salt.
  • Slowly fold in 2 tbsp of flour until you cannot see any more flour.
  • Butter and lightly flour your bowls then will them up about ¾ full (4 – 6 oz bowls).
  • Bake at 450°F for 10 minutes (cook for longer if you prefer more cake and shorter if you prefer more undercooked center).
  • Let it rest in the bowls for 3 minutes then run a knife along the edges, and flip onto a serving plate.
  • Top with powdered sugar and ice cream!
Keyword chocolate, lava cake, molten