Normally a dessert found in restaurants, these lava cakes are perfectly easy to make from the comfort of your own kitchen.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Recipe Source: Cooking Classy

  • 10 min prep
  • 11 min cook
  • Beginner

This recipe involves making up a simple chocolate-based batter, pouring it into ramekins, and baking them until set around the edges. They can then be served with fruit or ice cream.

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What Makes This Pinworthy?

This molten lava cake recipe is just perfect. It contains just the right amount of chocolate flavor to make any chocolate-lover want to eat two, and the lava pours out wonderfully when the dessert is cut. Delicious with fruit on top or with ice cream on the side, there are so many ways to enjoy these cakes.

This is no longer a dessert that can only be enjoyed at a restaurant- Cooking Classy has proven just how easy it is to make at home. With basic ingredients and minimal equipment and tools, any baker, regardless of skill, can easily recreate this dessert and make it turn out just as lovely.

One of the most surprising things about this dessert, in addition to how easy it is to make- is how frugal it is to prepare. Aside from the chocolate bars, the rest of the ingredients should be found in the average well-stocked kitchen, bringing the total cost for supplies to about $6. That is not bad for such a fancy dessert!

Kitchen Tools We Used

In our kitchen, we vet every tool we use for quality, ease of use, and cost. Here are some of the tools we used that you’ll find helpful when preparing this recipe.

  • OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl Set (via Amazon)
  • OXO Good Grips Non-Stick Pro Jelly Roll 10×15" (via Amazon)

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