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OMG Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake

OMG Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake – When you have that late-night chocolate craving, this is easy to make and hits the spot! (all ingredients are organic)


Ingredients OMG Homemade Chocolate Lava Cake

6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips

1 stick (8 TB butter)

3 eggs (if you desire pasteurized eggs, boil each egg in shell for one minute before using, then shock in ice water)

1/3 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 TB plus 1 tsp raw cocoa powder

2 TB flour

pinch (1/8 tsp) Himalayan pink salt

cooking spray

1-2 TB flour for dusting 4 ramekins

ice cream or whipped cream for serving


preheat oven to 400F

place a sheet of aluminum foil on a middle rack

spray and flour 4 ramekins

place sugar and eggs in mixer with whisk and beat until light and fluffy

place chips and chopped butter in a glass bowl and microwave for 30 sec, 20 sec, 10 sec stirring between each zapping. If you are worried about burning the chocolate or don’t like microwaves, use a double boiler.

whisk cocoa, flour and salt in a small bowl

add vanilla to melted chocolate

pour cocoa mix in mixer with eggs/sugar on low speed

add melted chocolate mix until combined

divide batter between four ramekins

bake on aluminum foil on rack for 12-15 minutes (experiment with the gooey factor)

cool 5-7 minutes

serve with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired

SO GOOD! And if you like chocolate, you’ll also love THIS dessert.

About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food And Travel Nation has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on and on stations around the country.

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