What would Valentine’s Day be without molten lava cake?
Welcome to Day 2 of the Countdown to A Love Story!
One of my favorite parts about Valentine’s Day is the molten lava cake. I mean, gooey chocolate (or in this case, Nutella :)) in a personal-size, decadent cake – what could be better?!
Well, the answer is nothing, no dessert at all.
If you make this recipe, be sure to tag your creation with the hashtag #foodfinessa.
Valentine's Day Chocolate Molten Nutella Lava Cake.
- 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 large egg yolks
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 6 tablespoons Nutella or any chocolate hazelnut spread
- whipped cream (for topping)
- vanilla ice cream (optional)
- chocolate, shaved (for topping)
- Valentine’s sprinkles (for topping)
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease 4 ramekins. Set aside.
Melt chocolate and butter in a small bowl either in microwave or over double broiler. Whisk in
confectioner’s sugar, eggs, and egg yolks until well combined. Fold in flour until just combined.
Pour about 3 tablespoons of batter into each ramekin. Add about 1-1/2 tablespoons of Nutella
on top of batter. Top Nutella with remaining batter in each ramekin.
Bake cakes for 12-13 minutes or until edges are firm and center is soft and slightly jiggly. Allow
to cool for 1 minute, and serve with whipped cream or ice cream, shaved chocolate, and festive