How to make Choco Lava Cake -

Cut into this delightful nugget and watch that stream of warm sweet chocolate ooze out, only to be captured by your spoon!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Plain chocolate,broken, Cocoa powder (कोको पावडर)

Cuisine : American, British

Course : Desserts

You can also find more Desserts recipes like Kharvas Til Ka Mysore Pak Hot Chocolate Souffle Akhrot Ka Halwa

Choco Lava Cake

Choco Lava Cake Recipe Card


Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Choco Lava Cake Recipe

  • Plain chocolate,broken 125 grams

  • Cocoa powder 1 tbsp + for dusting

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup + for dusting

  • Unsalted butter 9 tbsps + for greasing

  • Eggs 4

  • Powdered sugar 6 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease the muffin moulds, dust with flour and remove excess flour.

Step 2

Put the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, add the butter and melt in the microwave oven on HIGH for one minute. Remove the bowl from oven and stir the contents briskly. Break the eggs into another bowl. Add powdered sugar and blend with a hand blender till light and frothy. Sift the cocoa powder directly in the mixture and mix.

Step 3

Add the melted chocolate-butter mixture and mix. Sift the flour and baking powder directly into the bowl and blend with the hand blender till smooth. Pour the batter into the muffin moulds, taking care not to fill up to the top.

Step 4

Place the moulds in the preheated oven and bake for seven to eight minutes. Take the moulds out of the oven, loosen the edges carefully with a knife. Carefully unmould the cakes onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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