Sinfully rich, easy yet fancy, our chocoholic's dream recipe for Chocolate Lava Cakes is modeled after the ones we might find on a restaurant menu. These are packed with an eruption of warm, flowing, decadent chocolate from the inside out.

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 15 min

What You'll Need:

1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/4 sticks butter
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
3 large eggs
3 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

What To Do:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat 6 ramekins or custard cups with cooking spray and place on a baking sheet.

In a microwaveable bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter in microwave 1 minute. Continue to melt at 15-second intervals until chocolate is smooth.

Add flour and sugar to chocolate mixture; mix well. Stir in eggs and yolks until smooth, then stir in vanilla. Spoon batter evenly into ramekins.

Bake 12 to 14 minutes; remove from oven and let sit 5 minutes. Edges should be firm and center will be soft. Loosen around edges with a knife and remove to dessert plates. Serve immediately.

Notes

If you don't have ramekins or custard cups, you can use a cupcake tin; adjust cooking time accordingly.

Top with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream and your favorite fruit.

Another restaurant-style dessert we hight recommend is our Easy Baked Alaska!