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White chocolate moelleux (lava cake)

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

White chocolate moelleux (lava cake)


  • Preheat the oven to 220οC (430οF) set to fan. 
  • Butter and flour 6 individual metal crème caramel molds, 8 cm in diameter, and set them aside.
  • Add the white chocolate couverture and the butter into a heatproof bowl
  • Cover with plastic wrap and microwave it for 1 minute at 800 Watt, until the chocolate melts. If you do not have a microwave, melt the chocolate and the butter using the bain-marie method.
  • Remove the bowl from the microwave and add the eggs, the egg yolks, the icing sugar, the vanilla extract, and whisk well until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Add the flour into the bowl along with the lemon zest and whisk well.
  • Divide the mixture among the molds, filling 2/3 of their capacity.
  • Bake in the oven for 12-13 minutes, until the surface of the lava cakes turns golden and their center is still runny.
  • Remove the molds from the oven and take the lava cakes out of the molds after a few seconds.
  • Dust the moelleux with cocoa powder and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
33 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
17 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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