Lava cake with less fat and calories!
Chocolate Lava Cake sounds like a dessert too decadent for a clean eating regimen. But, you’re in luck! We’ve changed this classic naughty dessert into a simple, healthy treat!
Rev up your slow cooker, pull out four quick and simple ingredients, and you’ll have spoonfuls of this hot, gooey chocolate cake ready to enjoy by dinnertime!
If you’ve never cooked a cake in a slow cooker before, the process may surprise you with how simple it is. The slow cooker bakes the most tender, moist treats. But, different slow cookers will cook with different finish times. So, the first time you make a cake in your slow cooker, you’ll want to stay close to ensure your first crockpot cake isn’t overcooked!
Slow Cooker Molten Lava Cake
For the Cake
- 5 eggs
- 1 cup cocoa powder
- 2/3 cup pure maple syrup
- 2/3 cup dark chocolate very dark, finely chopped
For the Ice Cream (Optional)
- 4 bananas ripe, frozen
- 1/4 cup cacao nibs
- In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, cocoa powder, and maple syrup. Pour into a 4 quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate.
- Cover and cook on high for 1-2 hours, or on low for 2-3 hours. Crockpot times will vary, so start checking your cake around 1 1/2 hours. You'll know it's done when the center is set, and springs back to the touch.
- As soon as the cake is done, unplug the crockpot, and keep the cake covered until ready to serve.
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