Jan 24, 2016

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe - Nigella's Chocohotopots Recipe

I have a addiction to lava cakes, i have shared so many version of it in my blog already. I have a eggless version, microwave version and a lava cake with ghee flavour..This one is my recent discovery and i loved it to the core. I have made a video version of it as well. This is nigella lawson's recipe and it is a no fail recipe. 

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 15 to 17 mins
Makes : 2 lava cakes


Dark Chocolate - 1/3 cup chopped or use chips
Unsalted Butter - 1/4 cup + 1 tsp for greasing
Egg - 1
Sugar - 1/3 cup (powdered)
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1.5 tblspn
Chocolate Chips - 1/4 cup
Confectioner Sugar or Icing Sugar for dusting on top


Preheat oven to 200 degree C. Take two ramekins and grease it well with butter. Set aside.

Take chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl and melt it over a pan of simmering water. Once it is melted, set aside for 5 mins to cool slightly.

Now add sugar to that and mix well.

Add in egg and mix well.

Add in flour and mix well.

Add in chocolate chips and mix well.

Spoon this into the two ramekins and bake for 15 to 17 mins till done.

Remove it and let it cool for 5 mins.

Now invert it to a plate and dust some icing sugar over it.

Serve warm with a scoop of icecream.


Take all your ingredients

First take two ramekins

grease it well with butter

set aside

take a heat proof bowl

add chocolate..i used dak

add in butter

melt it microwave or over a pan of simmering water

now it is smooth..cool it for 5 mins or so

add in powdered sugar

mix well

once it is well combined

add in 1 egg

mix well

now it is well mixed

add in flour

mix well

Now it is combined

add in chocolate chips

mix well


now it is smooth

spoon this in ramekins

i used two silicon moulds and 1 ramekin

bake till done

Unmould it

sprinkle top with some icing sugar

moment of truth

look at the gooey center




  1. Hi arthi
    Can butter be replaced by melted ghee ..? If so what is the measurement

  2. Only 1 and half tablespoons of flour? Is that a typo or is that actually the measurement? Drooling already,will tru it tomorrow!

  3. Hi aarthi,can I do this on otg?

  4. Sis what brand of dark chocolate did u use

  5. Hi....
    shall I try it in OTG??


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