Hazelnut Chocolate Lava Cake

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Indulge in the delight of a hazelnut chocolate lava cake – rich, gooey, and filled with molten chocolate that’s sure to steal the spotlight as a dessert masterpiece. And guess what? It’s unbelievably simple to whip up in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect treat to dazzle your guests.

Hazelnut Chocolate Lava Cake

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 1


  • 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of powdered sugar plus more for topping
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 Hazelnut truffle


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • In a bowl safe for the microwave, combine chocolate chips and butter. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until the chocolate and butter meld into a heavenly mixture.
  • In that same bowl, add flour, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, milk, salt, and vanilla extract. Mix until just combined—no need to overdo it! Pour this delightful batter into a greased 8-ounce ramekin.
  • Now, here comes the magic: place the hazelnut truffle right in the center, letting it sink into the cake batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Once done, let it cool for 10 minutes. Gently use a butter knife to loosen the sides, then flip the cake onto a plate. Sprinkle extra powdered sugar on top if you fancy a bit more sweetness.

Voila! You’ve just created a divine hazelnut chocolate lava cake that’s bound to leave everyone impressed. Enjoy the chocolaty goodness!

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