Valentine’s Day Chocolate Molten Lava Cake Recipe

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Delicious Valentine’s Day Chocolate Molten Lava Cake Recipe

We’ve created a deliciously easy, fail proof, Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with fresh berries. This is really simple and quick to make with fantastic results. Make this for that special someone on Valentine’s Day or as a delicious dessert at home.

Molten Lava Cake


30g plain flour, sifted (1/4 cup)

40g icing sugar, sifted (1/3 cup)

70g almond meal (3/4 cup)

2 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks

80g unsalted butter (1/3 cup)

180g dark chocolate, melted

4 x Lindt Lindor milk chocolate balls

Fresh strawberries and raspberries to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 160C.
  2. Grease 4 ramekins with butter and sprinkle with flour to stop the cake from sticking.
  3. Melt the chocolate and butter in a glass bowl over a saucepan with simmering water. Stir until the chocolate is smooth and glossy.
  4. Beat the egg whites until you get stiff peaks.
  5. In a separate bowl mix the sifted flour, icing sugar and almond meal, add the chocolate mixture and mix well.
  6. Then gently fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until well combined.
  7. Spoon half mixture into the greased ramekins, add a Lindt Lindor ball into the centre then spoon the remaining mixture into the ramekins.
  8. Bake for 20 mins, remove from oven and let sit for 5 mins before running a knife around the edge and turning upside down onto a plate.
  9. Top with fresh berries and a dust of icing sugar.
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