This is the quick yummy chocolate molten lava cake recipe.
Chocolate molten lava cake is a French sweet dish that is a chocolate cake with molten chocolate inside. You can easily make it, all you need is butter, eggs, sugar, flour, and chocolate to make this delicious cake, with liquid chocolate inside. To add more flavors, you can add a tablespoon of coffee, vanilla essence, and cinnamon. Moreover, there are creative variations in making choco lava cake, you do not need to bake it traditionally. You can also bake it in a mug and can also be prepared in the microwave oven as well. One can add chocolate sauce or dust castor sugar on it to make it more flavorful, plus a scoop of ice cream can be served along to enhance the taste. Let’s see how to make a delicious chocolate lava cake.
You can prepare molten lava chocolate cake in many variations. All you need to take is a few ingredients and you can simply bake it either in the microwave or a slow cooker. The melting chocolate center gives a great taste and makes the dessert look more delicious. Using the following ingredients, you can make a yummy choco lava cake to satisfy your taste buds.
1. 2 tbs of Flour 2. Unsalted butter (4 oz) 3. Melted Chocolate (6 oz) 4. 2 Eggs 5. Sugar ¼ cup 6. Pinch of salt
1. Take a bowl and add eggs and sugar to it. Beat them well till the creamy appearance. 2. Add the butter to the mixture and continue mixing the wet ingredients well. 3. Whisk the melted chocolate to get a smooth texture and add it to the mixture. 4. Then add all-purpose flour to the wet mixture and give it a mix to combine all the components without any lump. 5. Take the baking mold, grease it with butter, and dust it with flour. 6. Preheat the oven to 450o F 7. Bake them for 12 min until the edges of the cake get cooked but the center remains soft. 8. Let the cake cool for 1 minute and then invert it carefully into a dessert plate and serve immediately.
You can also make your choco lava cake in a mug in just 5 minutes. The recipe is given below; 1. Take a mug and add boiling water to it along with the butter and give it a good stir until the butter is melted. 2. Now add sugar, flour, and chocolate to the mug and mix it well to make a smooth batter. 3. Take the chocolate and cut it into small cubes. 4. Place the chocolate cube in the center of the batter to have a molten lava center. 5. Bake the cake in the microwave for 3-4 minutes and your mug choco lava cake is ready to eat. You can add coffee to it to give it more flavor. And dust it with powdered sugar.
If you don’t have an oven, no need to worry. You can bake your favorite chocolate lava cake in slow cooker.
1. All-purpose flour 2. Unsalted butter 3. Melted Chocolate 4. Beaten Eggs 5. Sugar 6. Pinch of salt
Add eggs and sugar into a bowl and mix well till the creamy appearance. Now add the butter, and vanilla essence to the mixture and continue mixing the ingredients well. Then take another bowl and add the chocolate cubes into it. Melt the chocolate along with the butter in a double boiler. Pour the melted chocolate into the prepared mixture. Add the all-purpose flour, 1 tsp of baking powder, and a pinch of salt to the prepared mixture. Give the mixture a stir well enough not to make any lump. Add the batter to the cooker. To make the topping, mix cocoa powder and sugar and dust it over the batter in the cooker. Pour some boiling water over the topping (do not mix batter). Cover the cooker with a lid and let the cake bake. As you are baking in a slow cooker the cooking time will be increased to 4-5 hours. This totally depends on whether you are baking on high or low. After 4 hours you can check the cake if it is ready or not by inserting the clear knife in it. If the knife comes off clear then your cake is ready to eat. If there is some batter on the knife then let the cake bake for a few more minutes. You can serve your sizzling chocolate lava cake with ice cream or spread some chocolate sauce over it.
However, you need to take a few precautions to not spoil the taste of your dessert. The major five things you need to follow are: • Do not overmix the batter, this will turn the cake hard. • Do not overbake the cake. It can spoil the taste and might the cake hard. • Try to make chocolate lava cake in short servings. • You can store the batter in the freezer before baking it. • Leftover cake can be stored at room temperature for two to three days. • Always mix the wet ingredients well to avoid any lump in the mix.