Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

This molten chocolate lava cake is because it’s so easy to make. The batter is ready in like 5-10 minutes and this particular recipe makes 2 cakes so it’s just perfect for Valentine’s Day!


  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon instant coffee
  • 3 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk, at room temperature

To Serve

  • confectioners sugar
  • berries, strawberries or raspberries
  • vanilla ice cream


  1. Grease two ramekins with butter or spray with a nonstick spray.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  3. Place semi-sweet chocolate chips and butter in a bowl.
  4. Place a pan half full with water on stove top. Once the water starts simmering [not boiling], place the bowl of chocolate and butter over it. The bowl should not touch the water.
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