Bake for 10 minutes in a 450°F oven. I’d decrease the temperature by 25 degrees. And look through the related recipes on each; as well as search by my tabs by dessert categories if you want something other than chocolate. The Peanut Butter Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes Recipe is by far one of my favorites! These delicious lava cakes are already good on their own and can simply be served with a light drizzle of cocoa powder or powdered sugar and a few berries. Spoon the mixture into the incredibly well-prepared ramekins (give your past-self a pat on the back), and run a knife over the top to smooth out. Ideas on what I could adjust? Glad you like these, Seema! I used Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Bar and recommend using your favorite dark chocolate bar. Hi Maria, Unfortunately, they really can’t be kept long — maybe 20 minutes at most. Will definitely make these again and the recipe is fantastic as it; no changes needed! This was amazing. Thanks. I live at a high altitude and baking for 10 mins is a little too long. Bake for about 12 minutes, or until edges are set but center is still soft; don’t overbake. (If you’re not ready to bake the cakes right away, you can cover the ramekins with plastic wrap and store them in the fridge; just bring them to room temperature before baking.). If you want to impress but want something easy to prepare, this is a fantastic recipe! :D, Hubba, hubba! I’ve never bothered ordering molten lavas from a restaurant because I’ve been permanently spoiled by the homemade version! What’s more, they can be prepared ahead of time, stored in the fridge, and then baked at the last minute. Happy Easter!! Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Chocolate Cake – Super soft, gooey, rich, and fudgy! If you love chocolate and peanut butter together you have to try this lava cake recipe! I used 6 oz ramekins. They make a delicious dessert or Valentine’s day treat! It was also easy to make. As I mentioned above, you can easily double or triple this lava cake recipe to feed a crowd. Cocoa Crumble-Topped Chocolate Mocha Cake — It’s hard to resist picking those big cocoa crumbles right off this super soft and easy cake! It turned out terrific and was super easy. Super easy and delicious! Used my food scale, tripled the recipe and it was Devine! Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared ramekins and bake for 10 minutes, until the cakes are set and puffed over the edges of the ramekins. -Christine. Molten Chocolate Lava cakes are my love language! Better than any restaurant versions! More About Me…. Plunk 1/4 of the dark chocolate in the middle of each ramekin, toss ’em on a sheet tray, and pop in the oven. @Sumiputting this in fridge helps the molten part form perfectly. @meBut the taste wont be floury in this, it will be gooey and molten, but in my opinion i love the microwave version. Some of us with older ovens may not have accurate temps. @Anonymousno egg is must..check my eggless lava cake instead, Hi Matthew, That should work — I’d fill them about 3/4 full. Please let me know. Can I prepare the batter a day in advance and keep it in the fridge overnight? Look into or google’s and maybe ask a parent to help you set it up. That way, I know it’ll start de-puffing as soon as you take it out of the oven. Yep, 450. Place chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Hi Jenn, I will be using 8 oz ramekins. I'd love to know how it turned out! To make it a bit less sweet, can I cut down or eliminate the sugar without affecting the consistency? Melt one stick of butter and add the chopped chocolate to the bowl. Easy, yummy, and everyone loved them! ***, Yes, invading is the only way to do this dessert! Remove it and let it cool for 2 mins. I made something like this during a cooking class last year…always wanted to try them at home! There is nothing more by clicking on a star other than that adds a star-rating to your personal comment. The first time I made them I forgot the flour and they still turned out delicious, just a little flat. I want to make these for a dinner party but don’t want to bake after guests arrive. Best Molten Lava Cake Recipe / Chocolate Fondant Recipe. These molten chocolate cakes are delicious gooey indulgences. Hi Carla, I haven’t tried these in custard cups. Would the cooking time be the same and how much would I have to fill them up? With the center being molten how do you check for doneness? It is so decadent; a good thing this recipe only makes 2 small cakes for our own good. You could insert a toothpick on the edge of the ramekins to make sure it comes out clean and then again in the center to see if that’s still a bit gooey. Because chocolate takes center stage in this recipe, make sure to use a high-quality chocolate like Ghiradelli or Guittard. Not that anyone complained about the flavor! My kids loved adding ice cream and raspberries. It satisfies the worst cravings imaginable. Also one more question, can these be frozen for a few days after they’ve been baked? Also, invest in an oven thermometer to make sure your oven temp is accurate. // Using almost no extra ingredients, I had everything I needed to make the best molten lava cake recipe in town. So glad you like the recipes, Sharon! Please LMK how they turn out if you do try them with a non-dairy alternative. I have substituted gluten free flour and still had great results! Thanks for your help. I have never doubled this recipe and I know what you mean about sometimes just making two batches of something is safer. Thanks! Yes, I think it will work, but keep in mind that you’ll get fewer servings with bigger ramekins. Thanks for the five star review and I’m glad these were a huge hit and that you’ll make them again! I’m sorry but I have one more…you say to use a hand mixer. When cooled, add the egg yolks and salt. hello can u plz tell me if i can use diary milk chocolate instead of dark cooking chocolate. You can now either put the mixture in the fridge, or freezer until you're ready to bake them. Coffee in my chocolate = YES. These look great! Thanks- William. Just a note….4 years later, I still make these all the time. And it was so quick and easy to make, too. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you. HI! I have made these three times and have encountered the same problem each time. Yes, a mixer with the whisk attachment will work here. Add the flour, optional espresso granules, and stir until just combined; don’t overmix. I know, I know. just made this for my daughter’s birthday dinner, huge success!!!! While the recipe for a chocolate lava cake is simple and requires few ingredients and steps, the execution is key to getting the perfect lava cake. I made this recipe for my girlfriend’s birthday. Hi Claudia, I’d double it (but still only fill the ramekins halfway) — and I’m guessing they’ll just need an extra minute or two in the oven. To top it off, I made my own raspberry sauce by sprinkling some sugar on raspberries and threw them into a food processor with a few drops of water. Hi HL, I think that should work but the finished cakes may be a bit sweeter. My family is not huge dessert eaters so 4 would be plenty. If it’s cocoa powder, can you advise on the amount? Jenn, I made these for a dinner party last night and they were a huge hit! Thanks for the five star review and glad you get great results!