Molten Lava cake

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Plain flour - 2 table spoon
Butter/ghee/oil - 4 table spoon
Eggs - 2 in room temperature
Cooking chocolate 100 to 150 gram
Sugar - 1/2 cup (Powdered) (Keep 1 tb sp out of it to dust ramekins)
Vanila essence - 2 drops
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Molten Lava Cake preparation Instructions

  1. Crack 2 eggs in to a large bowl.  Whisk it.
  2. Add powdered sugar and whisk gently.
  3. Grate cooking chocolate.
  4. Melt butter/ghee in a thick bottomed sauce pan in a low heat.
  5. Add in the grated chocolate and stir well.
  6. When its getting melted, switch off the flame.
  7. Let is rest for a few minutes.
  8. Then add this to egg sugar mixture and stir thoroughly.
  9. Add in 2 drops of vanilla essence.
  10. At last fold 1 table spoon flour in it without lumps.
  11. Then again another table spoon of flour.
  12. The batter for molten lava cake is ready.
  13. Preheat the oven in 220 d.
  14. Lightly apply butter in each ramekins.
  15. Then dust it with  powdered sugar.
  16. Fill in 3/4 of the ramekins with the batter.
  17. Bake the cake in 220 for 14 minutes.
  18. When its baked, take the ramekins out of the oven and let it sit for a minute,  Run a knife through the sides of the cake and invert it to a serving dish.
  19. Cut and open the side portion of the small cake and you can see delicious chocolate lava is oozing out..!!
  20. Serve hot with any side dish..

By referring this recipe, you can prepare 6 molten lava cakes, if you use small sized ramekins.

This entry was written on February 1st, 2018 by in Bakery and tagged with , , , , , . Last revised on February 15th, 2018.

Tried & Tasted by

Athira Sooraj

  • December 17, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    I love ur recipes very much. Thanku for the help & support

    • April 14, 2017 at 3:02 pm

      @Amritha: Thanks a lot for your encouraging words..
      Cheers.. 😉

  • August 29, 2013 at 10:50 am

    One of my favorite desserts @ tv time 😀 Great work, Athira 🙂

    • August 29, 2013 at 5:04 pm

      Thank you for the feedback.. 🙂


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