Authentic Domino’s Lava Cake Recipe

From tempting cheese-pull to hot chocolate smothered in a fluffy cake, Domino’s menu has the most satisfying and delicious food items. You might know that Domino’s lava cake is the most exotic dessert of the ‘90s.

Domino's Lava Cake Recipe

It has liquid chocolate filled in a soft and fluffy cake. It’s loaded with the flavors of dark chocolate, eggs, sugar, and butter. Have you ever thought of making the famous Domino’s lava cake at home? 

Sprinkle some granulated sugar on top before serving. Let the cake rest for at least 5 minutes after pulling it out from the oven. Let’s begin with the recipe for Domino’s lava cake. 

The secret recipe from Domino’s kitchen is out! You can easily make this cake at home. You can use a cooking spray to grease the baking rings instead of brushing them with butter.

You might want to know what equipment and ingredients are needed to make Domino’s lava cake. I have the lists for you below.

Check these out to make sure you have everything available at hand once you start with the recipe. Follow the instructions carefully and enjoy this delicious dessert. 

Domino's Copycat Lava Cake Recipe

What Are Domino’s Lava Cakes Made Of?

Domino’s lava cake is made of eggs, dark chocolate, sugar, flour, and vanilla essence. It is one of the easiest recipes that come out together in no time.

All you have to do is combine all the elements and put the batter into the ramekin bowl. Put it in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. 

How Is Dominos Lava Cake Different From Regular Lava Cake?

Domino’s choco lave is different in taste and texture from the regular choco lava cake. Domino’s lava cake has warm and liquid center that flows out at nudge of the fork. Whereas the chocolate inside the regular lava cake is firmer when compared with the lava cake from Domino’s.

How to Make Dominos Lava Cake at Home

What Are The Tips To Make Domino’s Lava Cake?

  • Grease the ramekin bowl nicely to avoid sticking the batter. You can either grease it with cooking oil, butter, or simply dust the flour. The choice is yours!
  • Do not overbake the chocolate lava cake. 
  • You can split the batter into several ramekin bowls as per the servings. 
  • Let the chocolate lava cake sit in the cooking rack for a minute or two before serving. 
  • If you do not have ramekin bowls you can use the muffin tins or small oven-proof bowls. 

What Is The Difference Between Domino’s Choco Lava Cake And Molten Cake?

Molten cake and Domino’s chocolate lava cake are both chocolate delights that are served warm and have a liquid and gooey center. However, the process to make the two deserts are completely different.

Check out the points below to understand the difference between Domino’s lava cake and molten cake. 

  • Molten Cake – It is made with a pound cake-like batter which results in a dense and thick textured cake. The appearance of molten cake is larger than Domino’s lava cake. Moreover, it is a single-serving cake that requires less flour but more chocolate.
  • Choco Lava Cake – Lava cake combines the aspects of both a chocolate and a souffle. The lava cake has a runny and chocolaty liquid in the middle. You can relish the lava cake only when it is served warm. Refrigerating the lava cake will result in thick and dense texture.  
Domino's Lava Cake Prep

Does Domino’s Choco Lava Cake Contain Eggs?

Yes, the classic Domino’s chocolate lava cake consists of eggs. It is one of the most satisfying desserts offered at the restaurant. If you wish to make eggless lava cake you can surely substitute the eggs with the cocoa powder. 

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Domino’s Lava Cake?

  • Oven – To bake the cake, you need an oven. 
  • Baking Rings – Pour the batter into small baking rings and bake them. 
  • Saucepan – Use a large saucepan to make melted chocolate and butter mixture for the cake. 
  • Bowl – Combine all the ingredients for the batter in a large mixing bowl. You can use a small bowl to beat the eggs before whisking them with the flour. 
  • Spatula – Pour the batter in the baking rings using a spatula. You can use a spatula to stir the butter with the chocolate to make the melted chocolate mixture for the cake.  
  • Whisk – You can use a whisk to combine the ingredients for the batter. 
  • Parchment Paper – Line the baking rings with parchment paper to make sure the cake doesn’t stick on the edges of the baking rings.
Serving Lava Cake

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Domino’s Lava Cake?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
20 Minutes15 Minutes35 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Domino’s Lava Cake?

  • Chocolate – Chocolate is the main ingredient for this cake. You can add one cup of chopped dark chocolate to the batter. 
  • Butter – Butter adds flavor and makes the batter smooth. Butter also keeps the cake moist. Add butter to the batter and brush melted butter on the baking rings before adding batter. You need one and a half stick of unsalted butter for this recipe.   
  • Eggs – Eggs give body to this batter and add more flavors to it. Eggs keep the cake soft and aerated. Whisk three eggs with the flour to make the batter for this cake. 
  • All-purpose Flour – Whisk four tablespoons of all-purpose flour with the eggs to make the batter for the cake. 
  • Sugar – Sugar adds sweetness to this cake. Combine a cup of granulated sugar with the batter to add sweetness to this dessert. You can sprinkle some granulated sugar on top before serving this cake. 
  • Salt – Balance all the sweet flavors by adding about one-fourth teaspoon of salt to the batter. 
Domino's Lava Cake Ingredients

Steps To Make Domino’s Lava Cake

  • Take a microwave-safe bowl, add butter and dark chocolate.
  • Keep it in the microwave at 180 degrees centigrade for 40 seconds.
  • Then, add sugar and whisk evenly until the sugar is well incorporated.
  • Moving forward, add two eggs and whisk it again for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Finally, add some flour and a teaspoon of vanilla essence to the batter and whisk.
  • Now, dust some flour to the ramekin and put the cake batter to it.
  • Bake the copycat Domino’s lava cake in a pre-heated oven for 10 minutes at 170 centigrade.
Domino's Lava Cake Step 1

Step 1- Take a microwave-safe bowl and add butter and dark chocolate. Keep it in the microwave at 180 degrees centigrade for 40 seconds.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 2

Step 2- Then, add sugar and whisk evenly until the sugar is well incorporated.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 3

Step 3- Moving forward, add two eggs and whisk it again for 2 to 3 minutes.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 4

Step 4- Finally, add some flour and a teaspoon of vanilla essence to the batter and whisk.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 5

Step 5- Now, dust some flour into the ramekin bowl.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 6

Step 6- Put the cake batter into the ramekin bowl.


Domino's Lava Cake Step 7

Step 7- Bake the Domino’s lava cake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 170 centigrade.


Domino's Lava Cake is ready

Step 8- Your Domino’s Lava Cake is ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories532 kcal
Carbohydrates76 g
Protein8 g
Fat22 g
Saturated Fat12 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g
Monounsaturated Fat7 g
Trans Fat1 g
Cholesterol125 mg
Sodium202 mg
Potassium367 mg
Fiber5 g
Sugar61 g
Vitamin A205 IU
Calcium52 mg
Iron6 mg

How Will Domino’s Lava Cake Look And Taste Like?

Domino’s lava cake has a soft tender fall-apart crust. The moment you plunge the spoon in, the liquid chocolate floods out of the crust (makes it even more tempting to the eyes).

It’s loaded with the flavors of dark chocolate, eggs, butter, and sugar. Impress your guests and family with this fancy dessert on special occasions.

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Choco Lava Cake from Domino's

Domino’s Lava Cake Recipe

Domino's lava cake is a soft mini cake filled with liquid dark chocolate. This tempting dessert is loaded with dark chocolate, butter, eggs, and sugar. It has granulated sugar sprinkled on top. It's perfect to be present at special occasions or the family feast.
4.55 from 11 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Copycat Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 532 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Oven
  • Parchment Paper
  • Baking Rings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Dark Chocolate (chopped)
  • 1.5 stick Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 tablespoons All-purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

Instructions
 

  • Take a microwave-safe bowl, add butter and dark chocolate.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 1
  • Then, add sugar and whisk evenly until the sugar is well incorporated.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 2
  • Moving forward, add two eggs and whisk it again for 2 to 3 minutes.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 3
  • Finally, add some flour and a teaspoon of vanilla essence to the batter and whisk.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 4
  • Keep stirring until a smooth batter is formed. Meanwhile, butter the cake rings and line them with parchment paper.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 5
  • Now, dust some flour into the ramekin bowl.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 6
  • Bake the Domino's lava cake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 170 centigrade.
    Domino's Lava Cake Step 7
  • Bake the Domino's lava cake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 170 centigrade.
    Domino's Lava Cake is ready

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Nutrition

Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 61g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 6mg
Keyword Dark chocolate, Domino’s lava cake, Easy Domin’s Lava cake
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are Domino’s lava cakes made of?

Domino’s lava cake is made up of cake crumb and cookie crumb along with butter, eggs, sugar, flour, vanilla, and cocoa.

What is the filling made of in lava cake?

The filling of lava cake is made of Ganache chocolate. Use less cream so the ganache oozes more thickly and slowly.

Does lava cake contain milk?

Lava cake doesn’t contain milk. However, if you wish you can add a few tablespoons of milk for extra flavors.

What is the difference between molten lava cake and lava cake?

Molten cake is more dense while lava cake has airy and light texture.

Conclusion

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