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Molten Lava Cake

Experience a chocolate lover's dream with this decadent Molten Lava Cake! Oozing with rich, gooey chocolate, this dessert is perfect for a cozy night in or a fancy dinner party.

Tasty Team
August 14, 2023
87% would make again
Molten Lava Cake


for 2 servings

  • ¾ cup chocolate cake mix (130 g)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce (40 g)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 dark chocolate truffles
  • powdered sugar, for dusting

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 302
  • Fat 6g
  • Carbs 58g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 32g
  • Protein 3g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the chocolate cake mix, applesauce, and water.
  2. Divide the batter between 2 large microwave-safe mugs and press a chocolate truffle into the center of each cake.
  3. Microwave for about 60 seconds, until the cake is cooked through and the truffle is melted.
  4. Let cool slightly, then dust with powdered sugar.
  5. Serve warm.
  6. Enjoy!
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Molten Lava Cake