Eggless Molten Lava Cake
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Eggless Molten Lava Cake

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Serves 1 - 1 Piece

An amazing chocolate cake with a molten, chocolaty center made within minutes in a microwave

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  • Ingredients -
  • All purpose flour - 1 tablespoon
  • Powdered Sugar - 1 tablespoon
  • Cocoa Powder - 1.5 teaspoon (add more if you like the dark chocolate taste)
  • Milk - 4 tablespoons (use non-diary milk or water for a Vegan version)
  • A pinch of Salt
  • A pinch of Baking Soda (optional)
  • Oil / Butter - 1-2 teaspoons
  • Baking/Cooking Chocolate - a small piece (or any other chocolate)
  • Microwave safe bowl


    1. Sift together & mix 1 TBSP of flour , sugar & 1 teaspoon of Cocoa Powder.
    2. Add pinch of salt, baking powder & mix well.
    3. Add 4 tablespoons of Milk, OIL/melted Butter. (add 1 tbsp of milk at a time. add more if required)
    4. Mix well to avoid lumps
    5. Grease a Microwave safe bowl & line it with butter/parchment paper
    6. Pour the batter into the microwave safe bowl.
    7. Take a piece of chocolate (preferably cooking/modelling/baking chocolate) and push it into the center of the batter until it is completely covered. If it is not covered completely, add a little bit more batter or use less chocolate. Important thing is for it to be covered fully.
    8. Microwave on high for 45 seconds - 1 minute
    9. Let it rest for about 1 minute. Gently remove & serve.
    10. visit for step by step pictures

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15th Jan, 2012
its a nice idea but turned out to be a disaster, i followed the recipe to the letter but it just turned into a gelatinous goupy thing at the bottom of the ramekin
30th Dec, 2011
Visit Molten Lava Cake for step wise pictures
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