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Print This Delicious Molten Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

Molten Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

Molten Chocolate Pudding Cake or Hot Lava Cake with whip cream

(Lava Cake)

Recently Lava cakes (Molten Chocolate) have become very popular. This is a quick and delicious way to enjoy that wonderful tasting dessert.

I have heard that this chocolate lava cake was the result of a major culinary disaster. The dessert was meant to be individual chocolate cakes, but a cook took them out of the ovens to soon and the centers where still liquefied. Since there was no time to cook them further, the Chef simply introduced the dessert as chocolate “lava” cake!

1 pkg. (2 layer size) Devil's food cake mix
1 pkg. (12 oz.) Baker's Semi-sweet chocolate chunks
3 cups Cold milk
2 pkg. (4 serving size) Jell-O chocolate pudding & pie filling
1/3 cup General foods Italian Cappuccino
1/4 tsp. Ground cinnamon

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 1 Hour, 25 to for cupcakes
Pan Type ~ 13 x 9 pan or cupcake tins
Preheat oven, grease the baking dish.

Prepare cake mix as directed on package. Stir in half of the chocolate chunks. Pour into prepared baking dish, set aside.
Pour milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes, flavored instant coffee and cinnamon. Beat with a wire whisk for 1 minute, or until well blended. Pour over the top of cake batter, starting in center working your way to the side of pan; sprinkle Chocolate Pudding Cake batter with the remaining chocolate chunks.
BAKE until molten chocolate pudding cake appears done in the center. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 153 g
Calories 419
Calories from Fat 123
Total Fat 13.7g 21%
Saturated Fat 7.1g 36%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 661mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 72.2g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Sugars 49.9g
Protein 6.7g
Vitamin A 0% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 5% • Iron 9%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

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