Brownie Lava Cake

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
10 individual cakes

Lava cake lovers rejoice! This quick and easy lava cake recipe has a brownie base and a molten center of Lava Cake KISSES Chocolates. Cakes can be made a day in advance and microwaved before serving.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
23 minutes
Bake Time
22 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 30

    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Lava Cake Dark Chocolate Candies

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks)

  • 1/2 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa

  • 1 cup

    packed dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup

    all-purpose flour

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
(10) ramekins or custard cups
(10) ramekins or custard cups
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
microwave
microwave
knife
knife
wire rack
wire rack
serving plates
serving plates
wooden spoon or rubber scraper
wooden spoon or rubber scraper
1

Heat oven to 350° F. Grease and sugar 10 (4 oz) ramekins or custard cups. Remove wrappers from candies; set aside.

2

Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; stir with spoon until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well with spoon. Add flour; stir until well blended.

3

Fill prepared cups about 2/3 full with batter. Push points of 3 chocolates about halfway into batter.

4

Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until outer cake portion springs back when lightly touched with finger (Cake may still appear moist where chocolates were added). Cool in cups on wire rack about 5 minutes.

5

To serve, run knife around outer edge of cake; invert onto serving plate. Garnish as desired.

Make ahead directions: Cakes can be baked up to a day ahead. Bake and remove cakes from ramekins. Cover; store at room temperature. To serve, place on microwave-safe plate; microwave at High (100%) 15 seconds or until warm.

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