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Chocolate Lava Cakes Candied Ginger

Chocolate Lava Cake with Candied Ginger

Easy, tasty and delicious a dessert for chocolate lovers.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 26 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 8 people


  • 150 g (5 oz) Dark chocolate 55% minimum
  • 150 g (5 oz) Butter
  • 150 g (5 oz) Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 75 g (2.5 oz) Flour
  • 30 g (1 oz) Butter for the molds
  • 30 g (1 oz) Sugar for the molds
  • 60 g (2 oz) candied ginger


  • Melt the chocolate with the butter (in a double boiler or slowly in the microwave), add the sugar, mix well, add the eggs, mix well, add the flour mix well.
  • Butter and sugar coat your little molds.
  • Fill them up with the chocolate mixture and keep in the fridge for at least one hour (or up to 3 days).
  • Cut your ginger into small pieces, and spread on top of the cakes just before baking.
    Chocolate Lava Cake Candied Ginger
  • Preheat the oven to 180C (400F) and cook your cake for 8 minutes.
  • Let rest 8 more minutes in the pan on a cooking rack.
  • Then flip them over to unmold and serve.
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