Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Molten Chocolate Lava Cake for Two
dessert with a pinch of spice! Any oven-safe mug will work for this recipe, but
to make your mug cake extra special, pick up a Lunds & Byerlys Artisan Mug from our gift shop, made by Red Wing Stoneware.
Manufactured along the Mississippi River in Red Wing, Minnesota, Red Wing
Stoneware has been a tradition since the mid 1800s and is cherished by
- ¼ cup all-purpose
- ¼ cup granulated
- 2 tablespoons
unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ teaspoon baking
- Pinch of salt
- Pinch of cayenne or
- 3 tablespoons room
temperature half & half
- 3 tablespoons melted
- 1 small room
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 ounce bittersweet
- 1 tablespoon water
- Heat oven to
- In an
oven-safe mug, place flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, salt and pepper. Stir
with fork until well combined.
- Add melted
butter, cream, egg and vanilla, Mix well, making sure to incorporate all the
flour from the bottom of the mug.
chocolate pieces on top of batter in center of mug. Do not stir in or push down
as chocolate pieces will sink as it bakes.
- Add water over
batter and chocolate pieces.
- Place mug on
small baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven when edges
appear firm and center sticks slightly to your finger when touched.
- Cool for 5
minutes before eating. Serves 2.
Substitute mini semisweet chocolate chips, mini Reese’s Pieces, butterscotch or
peanut butter chips for the chopped chocolate pieces.