Valentine’s Day Chocolate Molten Nutella Lava Cake.

February 11, 2018 0

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.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 lava cakes


  • 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)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease 4 ramekins. Set aside.
  2. Melt chocolate and butter in a small bowl either in microwave or over double broiler. Whisk in
  3. confectioner’s sugar, eggs, and egg yolks until well combined. Fold in flour until just combined.
  4. Pour about 3 tablespoons of batter into each ramekin. Add about 1-1/2 tablespoons of Nutella
  5. on top of batter. Top Nutella with remaining batter in each ramekin.
  6. Bake cakes for 12-13 minutes or until edges are firm and center is soft and slightly jiggly. Allow
  7. to cool for 1 minute, and serve with whipped cream or ice cream, shaved chocolate, and festive
  8. sprinkles. Enjoy!

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