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Chocolate lava cake in a pan

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

Chocolate lava cake in a pan


For the chocolate lava cake

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the heavy cream, the chocolate cut into pieces, cover it with plastic wrap, and microwave at 800 Watt for 1- 1 ½ minute. You want to melt but not burn the ingredients.
  • In a food processor add the sugar, the almonds, the corn starch, the baking powder, the vanilla extract, salt, and beat until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Add the eggs, the yolks, and beat well.
  • Add the ganache and beat well until the mixture is homogenized. 
  • Transfer the mixture to a 25 cm springform pan that is buttered and dusted with cocoa powder, and bake for 20-25 minutes.

For the ganache

  • Lower the oven’s temperature to 130ο C (270ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add the heavy cream, the sugar, and let the mixture get hot.
  • In a bowl add the chocolate into pieces, and then add the hot mixture from the pot, the vanilla extract, and whisk until homogenized.
  • Add the milk, the egg, salt, and whisk well.
  • Use a serving spoon to spread it on top of the lava cake and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
28 %


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)
56 %

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)
100 %

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)
15 %


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)
36 %


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)
20 %


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)
16 %


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)
6 %


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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