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A sinfully delicious chocolate and Nutella dessert that is out of the oven in under 20 minutes.

Nutella Molten Lava Cakes

  • Author: Mila Furman
  • Total Time: 19 minutes
  • Yield: 6 individual cakes 1x


An elegant and simple chocolate dessert full of oozing chocolate that is prepped and cooked under 20 minutes!


  • 6 squares bittersweet chocolate (1-ounce)
  • 2 squares semisweet chocolate (1-ounce)
  • 10 tablespoons butter (1 1/4 stick)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 a cup of Nutella
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons nut liqueur (frangelico, amaretto, whatever your little heart desires)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Grease 6 (6-ounce)ramekins.
  3. Melt the chocolates, Nutella and butter in the microwave, or in a double boiler.
  4. Add the flour and sugar to chocolate mixture. Stir in the eggs and yolks until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and liquor.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the custard cups.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 14 minutes not a minute more, not a minute less.
  7. The edges should be firm but the center will be runny.
  8. Run a knife around the edges to loosen and invert onto dessert plates.
  9. Serve vanilla ice cream.


  1. The nutritional information should be used for informational purposes only.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American