chocolate lava cake with ice cream

Chocolate Lava Cake for Two

Whether you are planning a romantic meal for two or a family celebration, these Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe will work.  Make the recipe as is for two or double or triple it for feeding the whole family! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate lava cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 641kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes



  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • non stick baking spray


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Spray two 6 oz. ramekins with non stick baking spray.
  • In a bowl, combine butter and chocolate and melt in microwave or on stove top. Stir every 30 seconds in the microwave until melted and smooth.
  • Add in powdered sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir until combined.
  • Add in flour and mix until just combined. Don't over stir.
  • Evenly divide mixture into the two ramekins.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes or until the edges are firm but the center is still slightly soft. Remove from the oven and let sit for 1 minute.
  • Turn ramekin upside down onto a serving plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, serve with fresh berries and ice cream if desired.


Calories: 641kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 773IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 4mg