Chocolate Lava Cake

One of my favourite’s, a rich indulgent, melt in the middle chocolate pudding that will impress.

Chocolate Lava Cake

So rich, so indulgent, so good, and so easy!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4


  • 125 g Unsalted Butter
  • 175 g Chocolate of Choice
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 50 g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 1 Pinch of Salt


  • Melt Butter and Chocolate in a bowl over a pot of hot water until combined and silky
  • Whilst Chocolate is cooling, grease and flour your muffin tins. Combine the eggs, Salt and Sugar in a large bowl and whisk vigorously until lighter in colour and fluffy. Now add the cooled Chocolate and fold together. Add the flour and mix again till a uniformed colour.
  • Pour the mix evenly into 4 muffin tins or ramekins. Place in a pre heated oven at 225 degrees c, for 7-9 minutes.
  • Carefully flip the cakes onto a plate once cooled for 1 minute, then flip again onto a cooling rack so they are the right way up.
  • Serve straight away with ice cream and a dusting of powdered sugar
Keyword Chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate lava cake, lava cake