Chocolate Nutella Lava Cakes recipe


  • 6 oz of bittersweet Chocolate Chips 
  • 4 tbsp of Nutella
  • 6 tbsp of Flour
  • 11 tbsp of Unsalted Butter
  • 3 whole eggs + 3 additional egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup of sugar + 2 add. tbsp
  • Some type of berry for topping i.e. raspberries, strawberries, etc.


  • Place your butter & chocolate chips into a double boiler & allow to melt completely over the steaming water. Stir frequently. 
  • While the chocolate butter is melting, place the eggs and sugar into the bowl of your mixer. 
  • Using the whisk attachment mix on medium-high speed until they become light & thick, about 8-9 minutes.  When light & thick add the flour & mix together.
  • Slowly and gradually pour the chocolate/butter mixture into the egg mixture. 
  • Mixing on low until well combined & develops a glossy sheen about 5-6 minutes  Preheat your oven to 350°  while the mixture is finishing it’s final mixing and turning glossy.  Generously spray 4 small ramekins with cooking spray. 
  • When the batter is finished it is time to assemble.  Ladle batter into ramekins filling to half way up side. 
  • Then, spoon 1 Tablespoon of Nutella into each ramekin. 
  • Finish ladling remainder of batter into each ramekin (do not overfill).
  • Place ramekins on baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes until outside is solid and top appears to be soft (but NOT jiggly) When cakes are ready carefully remove them from oven, allow to rest for 1-2 minutes.