Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe
Pudding cakes have been around for decades. Nowadays, they are known with the fancier name, lava cakes. They come in all flavors, but chocolate is, hands down, the most popular. Clever cooks have even adapted them to the slow cooker, and the following Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake is an easy version that turns out perfectly every time. Most will already have the minimal ingredients on hand.
This moist, yummy cake takes only 2 to 2 1/2 hours in the slow cooker. It’s great served with sweetened whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.

8 Servings

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1 pinch cinnamon
1 1/4 cups hot water

Sweetened whipped cream, or ice cream

  1. Spray a 3-quart slow cooker (preferably oval) with non-stick spray.
  2. Cake: Mix the 1/2 cup brown sugar, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
  3. Place a fine strainer over the mixture and measure the flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt into the strainer. Shake through; mix well.
  4. Transfer the cake batter to the prepared slow cooker and spread evenly.
  5. Topping: Mix the brown sugar, unsweetened baking cocoa, and cinnamon. Stir in the hot water and pour over the cake batter.
  6. Cover the slow cooker, turn to high, and let cook 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into the cake center comes out clean.
  7. Serve with sweetened whipped cream or ice cream.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 41
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 24% Protein 7% Carb. 69%

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 269 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 7%

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