Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe (Hot Fudge Cake)

This easy chocolate lava cake recipe is a wonderful hot fudge cake that your family will LOVE! It is so easy to make you will be shocked!

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1 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. cocoa
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup nuts, optional


3 Tbsp. cocoa
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup hot water


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Mix all the ingredients.
  3. Pour into a buttered deep casserole dish.
  4. Mix the cocoa and sugar for the topping.
  5. Sprinkle on top of the batter.
  6. Pour hot water over the top and bake 30-35 minutes.

This has a delicious fudge sauce in the center when baked. Serves 9.