Salted Caramel Molten Lava Cakes for Two

The perfect treat for you and yours on any night of the week!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 323kcal
Author Julie Wampler


  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons salted caramel sauce, divided
  • Vanilla ice cream for topping


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place a heat-proof glass bowl over a pot of simmering water or use a double-boiler.
  • Melt chocolate and butter together then remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, and baking powder.
  • Add egg, milk, and vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture. Whisk to incorporate.
  • Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture then whisk until fully incorporated.
  • Divide batter amongst 2 well-greased 6-ounce ramekins.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of salted caramel into the center of the batter in each ramekin.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until the edges of the cake are set and the center is only slightly jiggly.
  • Invert the ramekin onto a plate, top with ice cream, and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Salted Caramel Molten Lava Cakes for Two
Amount Per Serving (1 cake)
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate.


Serving: 1cake | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g