How to Make Chocolate Lava Cake

Who can even resist this decadent dessert filled with gooey chocolate in the center? This delicious and super easy recipe is by Natashas Kitchen on Youtube. A spoonful of this warm cake and vanilla ice cream is just perfect to get my sweet cravings satisfied. Learn how to make chocolate lava cake at home by watching the video below.

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter and more to grease ramekins
  • 6 oz of semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 whole large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour and more to dust the pan

 

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Instructions:

Step 1:

Grease the ramekins with a little bit of butter, then dust the insides with flour, tapping out the excess. This will keep the cake from sticking to the cups. Place them on a baking sheet and set them aside. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2:

Set up a double boiler. Add some hot water in a medium saucepan and place a medium heatproof mixing bowl over the top. Make sure the bowl is over the steam and not over the water. Add the semi-sweet chocolate chips and butter. Keep the heat to medium-low as you just want the water below to stay at a simmer. Stir it constantly for about 3-5 minutes. Once done, take it off the heat and set it aside.

Step 3:

In a second large mixing bowl, combine two large eggs and two egg yolks. Next, add granulated sugar and salt. Beat together using an electric mixer for about 5 minutes.

How to Make Chocolate Lava Cake Ingredients
Image by Natashas Kitchen via Youtube

 

Step 4:

Combine the chocolate with the egg mixture then add vanilla extract. Fold together until well combined then add all-purpose flour. Keep folding until blended. Divide the chocolate batter between the 4 prepared ramekins using an ice cream scoop.

How to Make Chocolate Lava Cake Instructions
Image by Natashas Kitchen via Youtube

 

Step 5:

Bake in the center of the preheated oven at 450 degrees F for about 10 to 12 minutes. You want the outsides to be firm and dry and the centers soft and just barely wobbly.

Step 6:

Remove them from the oven, let them cool for 1 minute and transfer them to a plate. Dust with powdered sugar on topServe with ice cream and berries if preferred.

 

 

How to Make Chocolate Lava Cake

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