Chocolate Lava Cake


In this video, you’ll see how to make delicious chocolate lava cakes served in individual ramekins. They're also called baked chocolate pudding becaus... See moree the cake is firm on the outside and molten chocolate on the inside. You’ll learn how to make the cake batter and see a terrific trick for filling the ramekins with the mix. After chilling, you’ll bake the ramekins in a water bath. These cakes come out of the oven ultra-moist with creamy, pudding-like centers. Get the recipe for Chocolate Lava Cake. Decadent and delicious, these are the ideal dessert for Valentine’s Day. See more Chef John videos >>

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Feb 12, 2014 12:21 PM

I tried making this , but mine dint turn out became full solid..dint come out as chocoloate lava.. :-( i am so disappointed,dont know what went wrong....


Jan 8, 2014 5:44 PM

Chef, this looks absolutely delicious! I will make this for Valentine's Day, since I really don't want something to be wrong with me! Yum! Thanks so much!

Susan Moore

Nov 26, 2013 12:05 PM

Chef John- The chocolate lava cakes look wonderful! I am planning on making these lava cakes for a special dinner. How far in advance can you make these? Thanks-Susan Moore

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