Tia Maria chocolate lava cakes
Tia Maria chocolate lava cakes

By : gasmarksix

Tia Maria chocolate lava cakes

  • Courses: Main Course
  • Cuisines: Indian
  • Dietary: Vegetarian, Low carb
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Servings: 4

These are so easy to make, preparation is key, perfect for a dinner party and a real showstopper!


  • 2 tsp butter softened
  • 4 tsp castor sugar
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of Tia Maria liqueur
  • 3 eggs plus one yolk
  • 1 cup icing sugar plus extra to serve
  • 6 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • A pinch salt
  • 4 ramekin dishes
  • Raspberries, fresh mint leaves,
  • whipped cream or ice
  • cream to serve


  • 1
    Grease the inside of each ramekin, add a teaspoonful of sugar to each dish.
  • 2
    Cover with the palm of your hand, shake and tip out any remaining sugar. Set to one side.
  • 3
    In a medium-size microwaveable dish, place the butter, chocolate chips, and Tia Maria.
  • 4
    Microwave on a medium power for three minutes.
  • 5
    Remove the dish and beat the mixture until smooth.
  • 6
    In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, add the chocolate mixture and combine.
  • 7
    Add the icing sugar, flour, salt and mix well.
  • 8
    Place the Nutricook steam rack into the pot and add a cup of cold water.
  • 9
    Fill each ramekin with the mixture, almost to the top, place two-at-time on the steam rack.
  • 10
    Secure the lid and valve.
  • 11
    Using the manual programme, set the timer to 8 minutes. When cooked, release the pressure.
  • 12
    Remove the lid, using gloves take out the ramekins, allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • 13
    Place a small plate over the ramekin and invert so the lava cake slides out.
  • 14
    Repeat this process, top the lava cakes with raspberries, icing sugar and mint sprigs.
  • 15
    Serve with some whipped cream or ice cream.
  • Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 4

    Serving Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving

    Calories 236.6

  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat3.6g 5%
  • Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
  • Trans Fatg
  • Sodium358.7mg14%
  • Total Carbohydrate45.7g15%
  • Dietary Fiber 9.9g39%
  • Sugars 22.1g
  • Protein8.1g
  • *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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