Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

    8 Servings


  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 6 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/4 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar, divided
  • 9 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Hot Water


  1. Spray inside of crock pot with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large microwave safe bowl, melt butter and chocolate chips in microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir until melted and if needed heat for an additional 15 seconds.
  3. Stir in 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 2/3 cup sugar, vanilla, salt, milk and egg yolk. Mix until completely combined.
  4. Stir in flour and baking powder, mixing just until completely incorporated. Spread batter evenly in bottom of the prepared crock pot.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine Remaining 6 tablespoons cocoa powder, remaining 1/3 cup sugar, brown sugar and hot water, mixing until combined. Gently pour over batter, do not stir in.
  6. Cover crock pot with lid and turn crock pot to High setting. Cook, covered for 2 hours.
  7. When cake is done (cake will be set and edges will be starting to pull away from sides of the pot), remove lid, being careful not to let condensation on lid drip onto cake.
  8. Let cake sit for 30 minutes before serving. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
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Author: Joan Hayes
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 120 minutes
Total Time: 130 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 85
Calories 321

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
  Saturated Fat 1g
Sodium 82mg
Total Carbohydrate 49g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 37g
Protein 3g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Joan Hayes

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Joan is a huge chocolate fanatic, which should surprise no one. Her blog is called Chocolate, Chocolate and more, after all.