Chocolate Molten Lava Cake


Category: Cakes and Tarts
Difficulty: Moderate
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Total Time: 30 min


4 oz Guanaja 70% Baking Bar 
8 oz butter
2 ea whole eggs
½ cup sugar
½ cup flour
8 Guanaja Etnao Inserts



  • Melt the Guanaja 70% Baking Bar  and the butter in the microwave (see our "How to temper chocolate" tips).
  • Blend together the whole eggs and the sugar for 3 minutes, taking care not to over beat the eggs.
  • Carefully stir the egg mixture in the chocolate and butter using a spatula, then add the sifted flour.
  • Line 2 inch round metal molds with parchment paper (Or use non stick spray and dust with flour).
  • Fill the molds halfway up with chocolate mixture, then place a Guanaja Etnao Insert in the middle of the batter and cover with more of the chocolate cake batter.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 375°F (190ºC). Unmold carefully and serve immediately.