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Microwave Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Delicious molten lava cake made in a microwave in less than 1 min.
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 3 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 servings


  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 tblspn
  • Cocoa Powder - 11/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tblspn
  • Baking Powder - ⅛ tsp or a pinch
  • Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - ⅛ tsp or a pinch
  • Salt a pinch
  • Milk - 4 tblspn
  • Oil - 2 tsp + 1 tsp for greasing bowl
  • Chocolate Bar Use dairymilk, silk, good melting chocolate


  • Take all the ingredients except chocolate in a bowl and mix really well.
  • Now grease a ramekin bowl really well with oil.
  • Pour the batter in and place chocolate chunk in the center.
  • Pop this in microwave and cook for 1 min on high power.
  • Remove it and let it sit for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Now run a butter knife in the sides and invert it to a plate.
  • Cut and enjoy the molten lava cake..



  • I used a 250 ml microwave safe ramekin to cook this.
  • Use good quality melting chocolate for the best lava part. Dairy milk, bournville, dairy milk silk is perfect.
  • Don't over cook the cake, it will get cooked in 1 min. After you remove the cake from oven it will keep on cooking.
  • Cook on high temp in microwave.
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