Molten Lava Cake

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Picture of molten lava cake


  • cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • ​pinch of salt​


  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Grease 6 ramekins well with butter, margarine or cooking spray and dust with cocoa.
  2. Melt chocolate and margarine/butter in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds at a time until melted. Let cool slightly.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk eggs, salt, vanilla and sugar until fluffy and a pale yellow in colour.
  4. Add the egg mixture to the chocolate mixture and whisk.
  5. Place ramekins on a baking sheet.
  6. Divide batter equally into ramekins and bake for ~10 minutes. The batter should start to pull away from the edges of the ramekins.
  7. You want the middle of the cake to still be jiggly and move.
  8. Serve right away.​

Allergy Modifications

Dairy Free & soy free:

  • Replace chocolate chips with Enjoy Life Dairy Free Chocolate Chips
  • Margarine/butter with coconut oil or dairy soy free margarine

Egg Free:

  • Flax egg: 3 tbsp flax seed + 9 tbsp water 
  • 1 1/2 medium bananas 
  • 3/4 cup apple sauce 

This recipe is gluten free, soy free, and corn free. 

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