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Video: Chocolate Lava Cake

Make rich and impressive single-serving chocolate cakes.

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In this video, you’ll see how to make delicious chocolate lava cakes served in individual ramekins. They're also called baked chocolate pudding because the cake is firm on the outside and molten chocolate on the inside. You’ll learn how to make the cake batter and see a terrific trick for filling the ramekins with the mix. After chilling, you’ll bake the ramekins in a water bath. These cakes come out of the oven ultra-moist with creamy, pudding-like centers. Get the recipe for Chocolate Lava Cake. Decadent and delicious, these are the ideal dessert for Valentine’s Day. See more Chef John videos >>

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Jul. 18, 2014 10:41 am
Love watching your video!! You're funny too.
Feb. 12, 2014 12:21 pm
I tried making this , but mine dint turn out became full solid..dint come out as chocoloate lava.. :-( i am so disappointed,dont know what went wrong....
Jan. 8, 2014 5:44 pm
Chef, this looks absolutely delicious! I will make this for Valentine's Day, since I really don't want something to be wrong with me! Yum! Thanks so much!
Susan Moore 
Nov. 26, 2013 12:05 pm
Chef John- The chocolate lava cakes look wonderful! I am planning on making these lava cakes for a special dinner. How far in advance can you make these? Thanks-Susan Moore
Sep. 30, 2013 5:17 pm
You are hilarious!
Jul. 10, 2013 7:25 am
Chef John - I just want to say you are my favorite! I watch a lot of cooking shows and no one makes me laugh out loud (which can be embarrassing if you're by yourself in another room on the computer), or makes preparing a dish look like so much fun. I've watched all your videos at least once so I guess I'm a big fan. Thank you for all the delicious recipes and for such a great on screen personality. You should have your own show on the cooking channel. P.S. do you have a cookbook written?
Jun. 21, 2013 7:45 pm
I want to make this for dessert for my girlfriend in two weeks for the first time I cook in a kitchen for her. So far it's just been picnic lunches with something special for dessert. I did chocolate covered berries one time and other fruit another time. Anyway, how far in advance can I make it or how long is too long in the fridge before cooking?
Jun. 7, 2013 4:32 am
can you imagine chocolate lava.....NICE
Carol May Dawson 
May 30, 2013 7:36 pm
My daughter made this for me for my 55th birthday celebration, and I must say it was just divine! LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe! Decadent, creamy, chocolatey, and smooth! 5 stars! =^]
May 9, 2013 6:46 am
How can I get the recipe? I´m not an expert so I´m sure I need to know how much of each ingredient I will need. Thanks for your help.
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