Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Super easy Chocolate Lava Cakes are perfect for Valentine's Day or any other romantic dinner party!

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This warm and gooey Chocolate Lava Cake recipe is just 5 simple ingredients and ready in less than 25 minutes!




  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl combine chocolate and butter. Microwave for 1 minute and 20 seconds. Whisk until the chocolate has melted and is smooth.
  3. Add the powdered sugar, 3 WHOLE eggs and 1 egg YOLK, whisk till combined.
  4. Add 6 tbsp of flour and whisk until combined again.
  5. Liberally spray 4 small (1 cup) custard cups with non-stick cooking spray, and evenly fill with batter.
  6. Bake on a cookie sheet in the oven for 15 to 16 minutes until the outer edges are set and the center is soft set.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool for 3 to 5 minutes before inverting onto a plate. Serve with ice cream if desired and enjoy!


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