Daily Archives: June 29, 2011

Chocolate Lava Cakes

A quick and easy recipe to impress that “Someone Special”

Ayesha’s Kitchen


  • 100 grams bittersweet cooking chocolate
  • ¼ cup white self-rising flour
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup butter


-Grease 4 ramekins generously with unsalted butter and dust each one of them with some caster sugar.

-In a mixing bowl whisk eggs, sugar and flour until they form a smooth mixture.

-Microwave butter until it melts. Take some bittersweet chocolate in a mixing bowl and pour over hot butter. Stir with a spatula until the chocolate melts.

-Allow it to cool for 5 minutes with constant stirring. Now slowly introduce this chocolate mixture to flour and eggs mixture. Gently whisk and make uniform mixture.

-Fill ¾ th of a ramekin with this mixture and bake for 10 – 15 minutes in a preheated (200 degrees Celsius).

-Take them out and let them cool for 20 minutes.

-Now flip them onto your serving plate and serve with an ice cream scoop.


-Preheat oven for 30 minutes at least.


This will serve 4 persons.