Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

“I love chocolate. Perhaps that’s why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favourite. Sometimes I serve it warm, with vanilla ice cream; the cake can also be served cold.” —Elizabeth Farrell, Hamilton, Montana

Winter desserts - Slow-Cooker Lava CakePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8servings 15minutes 2hours + standing
Servings Prep Time
8servings 15minutes
Cook Time
2hours + standing
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. In a large bowl, whisk flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk milk, oil and vanilla until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  2. Spread into a 3-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and the remaining brown sugar and cocoa; stir in hot water. Pour over batter (do not stir).
  3. Cook, covered, on high 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Turn off slow cooker; let stand 15 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 207 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 191mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.