Molten Lava Cake

Molten Lava Cake

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 55 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Dessert

Type: Fusion

Molten chocolate seeping out of the cake is a sight to behold and taste to enjoy


  • Cocoa powder ¼ cup
  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Butter 1 cup
  • Condensed milk 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsps
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Milk as required
  • Dark chocolate, melted 1 cup
  • Keya Sri Lankan Cinnamon Powder ½ tsp
  • Chocolate ganache 1 cup


  • Preheat oven at 180ºC.
  • Take butter and condensed milk in a bowl and cream with wooden spoon till light.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda into the butter mixture and fold in well. Add milk and fold in till well combined to make a smooth batter.
  • Fill a piping bag with the batter and pipe out into individual silicon muffin moulds filling them upto ¾.
  • Place the moulds on a baking tray, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool down to room temperature.
  • Whisk melted chocolate till smooth and tempered. Pour the chocolate on an OHP sheet and spread with a spatula. Refrigerate till semi-set.
  • Add Keya Sri Lankan Cinnamon Powder to the chocolate ganache and mix well.
  • Slice off the rough upper part of the baked muffins. Use a small cookie cutter to make a hole in the centre of the muffins, cutting through. Place the prepared muffins on serving plates.
  • Reserve some of the cinnamon flavoured chocolate ganache and put the remaining into another piping bag.
  • Reheat the reserved ganache in a microwave till hot.
  • Pipe the flavoured ganache the muffin holes filling them upto half.
  • Use a cookie cutter to mark discs of the size of the muffin on the semi-set chocolate on OHP sheet. Refrigerate again till fully set. Discard the extra chocolate.
  • Place one chocolate disc on each muffin. Pour the hot chocolate ganache on the disc and let it melt.
  • Serve immediately.