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Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup or 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder , for dusting
  • 1-2 tablespoons powdered sugar - garnish
  • chocolate sauce - to garnish


  • Preheat oven to 390 degrees F and prepare 4 souffle cups by brushing with melted butter.
  • In a heat safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter over simmering water, stir until smooth. Add Powdered sugar and stir. Add egg yolks and egg then stir. Add flour and stir until fully incorporated.
  • Pour batter equally in souffle cups and bake for 13-14 minutes until the sides are set.
  • Allow to rest for a few minutes then transfer them on serving plates. Dust powdered sugar and cocoa powder on each right before serving. Drizzle with chocolate sauce if desired.