Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures

      I dont bake a lot nowadays, but I have a huge list of bookmarked recipes waiting to be done someday. This one too, I had seen in some blog a couple of months ago . Finally ,when I got the time to bake this one , I had lost the link to the recipe and no amount of google search brought me to that particular recipe I wanted. Anyway, I found one quite similar to the one I had seen. I have always wanted to bake molten lava cakes and this is the first time I did so. We really enjoyed this one, little warm and just divine.I do have a few more similar kind of recipes in my mind And I hope to bake them one by one. Till that , try this one. Its easy- a good one for beginners too!!!

Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures

 Recipe source-  Pinch of yum

Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step picturesI dont bake a lot nowadays, but I have a huge list of bookmarked recipes waiting to be done someday. This one too, I had seen in some blog a couple of months ago . Finally ,when I got the time to bake this one , I had lost the link to the recipe and no amount of google search brought me to that part...

Summary

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  • Coursedessert
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time50 minutesPT0H50M

Ingredients

All Purpose Flour
¾ cup
Granulated  Sugar
1 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
½ cup
Baking Powder
1½ tsps
Milk
½ cup
Oil
3 tbsps
Vanilla essence
1 tsp
Hot Water
1¼ cups

Steps

  1. Boil 2 cups of water. Grease the baking dish.
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  2. In the baking dish itself, combine flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder. Stir until mixed.
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  3. Add milk and oil. 
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  4. Mix until well combined and spread out.
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  5. Add vanilla to hot water. Pour over the top of the batter and "do not mix".(dont worry about this step!)
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  6. Bake at 350F /180c for 30 minutes.
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
  7. Cool it a little and serve.Its better to finish on the same day.But I reserved a little in a air tight box in refrigerator. It was good the next day too.
    Molten chocolate cake recipe --step by step pictures
Notes
  1. You can make this ramekins also.
  2. Mix in a shallow dish first and pour the batter in the ramekins. Later add the hot water and bake for 15 minutes.
  3. If you wish ,you can sprinkle some brown sugar and chocolate chips on top before baking.