Molten Lava Cake

Molten Lava Cake

(Printable Version)

Makes 3 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes


4 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate

1/2 c. (1 stick) butter

3 Egg Yolks

1/4 c. Sugar

3 Egg Whites


Lightly grease 2 ramekins with butter.
Melt the chocolate into the butter in a double boiler and let cool a bit.

(My rigged up double boiler) 😉

Beat the egg yolks and sugar and mix into the chocolate.

The egg yolks and sugar mixed together.

Beat the egg whites in a bowl until the form soft peaks.

It should go from this…
…to this.

Fold the chocolate into the egg whites.

Pour the batter into the ramekins, no more than 2/3 full.

Bake in a preheated 400F oven for 7-10 minutes. The outside will be set and possibly crack and the inside will still be liquid.

Let cool for a few minutes and then run a knife around the edges and tip onto a plate. (I ate mine straight out of the ramekin with some vanilla icecream on the side!)



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