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Chocolate Cake

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  • Ready in: 1:20 min.
  • Serves: 12
  • Complexity: advanced
  • Origin: North America
Chocolate Cake


  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated semisweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).

  2. Grease 10 large muffin tins or cups; paper muffin bake cups can also be used.

  3. Break the chocolate into small pieces and melt it with butter over hot water.


  4. Beat the eggs with sugar and mix with flour.

  5. Slowly fold in the melted butter and chocolate.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees for only 8-12 minutes; the outer part should be cooked and the inner part liquid.

  7. The Chocolate Lava Cakes may be served hot on its own or with custard, whipped cream, ice cream and / or berries. The Lava Cakes may be dusted with icing sugar. If your Lava Cakes stick to the tin/cup after baking, you should try lining the tins/cups with aluminum foil and grease the lined tins/cups well before use. You can also use paper muffin bake cups.