Chocolate Lava Cake Recipes

Whether you call them molten chocolate cakes, chocolate pudding cakes, or chocolate lava cakes, one thing's for certain: These warm and decadent desserts are brimming with melty chocolate goodness that's delicious to the last bite.

Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cakes

With reviews like "This recipe is awesome!" and "I've made it twice!" our dessert topped with chocolate-hazelnut sauce, ice cream, and strawberries promises bite after delicious bite.

Molten Chocolate Cakes

There's something oh-so-satisfying about slicing into our decadent chocolate cake and watching the melty filling ooze out. The only thing better? Taking the first bite.

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Coconut Cream

Bring a tropical flair to your gooey chocolate dessert with a topping of silky coconut cream. Chocolate and coconut, what's not to love?!

Chocolate-Walnut Bread Pudding with Coffee-Kahlua Cream Sauce

While not technically a chocolate lava cake, this warm bread pudding gets soaked in melty chocolate and topped with a creamy homemade coffee liqueur sauce that passes our melt-in-your-mouth test.

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Cherry Compote

Bursting with a gooey chocolate filling and topped with a delicious yet easy cherry-citrus compote, these molten chocolate cakes are the perfect winter party dessert. To make ahead, prepare the cake and compote, and chill for up to four hours before baking.

Triple Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding Cake

Sometimes you just need to pull out all the stops and indulge in a chocolate cake that is indescribably delicious. Baked in a slow cooker, this cake is loaded with peanut butter and topped with ice cream and chocolate bars. You can thank us later.

Decorate cakes, brownies, and other desserts with gorgeous and tasty chocolate ganache. From choosing the best chocolate to the right times to stir the mixture, we'€™ll help you master this decadent dessert topping.

How to Make Chocolate Ganache

Want a little chocolate drizzle with your chocolate cake? Check out how easy it is to make a delicious chocolate ganache.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Classic chocolate lava cake doesn't get any better than this. In just 30 minutes, you'll have a blissful chocolate treat that's perfect for a romantic dinner -- or any time you're looking to indulge.

Raspberry Fudge Pudding Cake

Fudgy chocolate pudding cake combines with sweet-tart raspberries and creamy homemade whipped cream in a mouthwatering dessert that will warm you inside and out.

Boca Negra Mini Cakes

One reviewer of this chipotle-studded, chocolate-loaded, rich and spicy cake calls it the "best dessert I've ever made!" All we want to add is "ditto."

Brownie Pudding Cake

Decadence, thy name is Brownie Pudding Cake. With a gooey pudding bottom layer and crunchy chocolate brownie top, this cake delivers a double dose of chocolate deliciousness.

Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes

We're not sure which element of this molten chocolate cake we like best: the warm double-chocolate cake, the homemade espresso-laden whipped cream, or the whimsical garnish of chocolate swirls and fresh raspberries.

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