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Dulce de Leche Molten Lava Cakes

  • Author: Michelle Rose
  • Yield: 8 miniature cakes 1x


Just as sexy as chocolate spilling out of a lava cake, this molten dulce de leche brings a whole new flavor profile to the delicious dessert.


  • 113g (1/4 stick) butter, melted
  • 260g (1 cup) dulce de leche, slightly warm
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 31g (1/4 cup) Flour


  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Butter and flour 8 ramekins and transfer to a baking sheet
  2. Whisk together dulce de leche and butter, set aside. Sift salt, cinnamon and flour and set aside
  3. Whip eggs, yolks and sugar until doubled in volume and can hold a ribbon of mixture without disappearing quickly.
  4. Add dulce de leche and whip until combined. Slowly add dry ingredients and vanilla and whisk to combine
  5. Divide batter among the ramekins almost to the top. Leave about 1 cm from the top
  6. Bake cakes until golden brown but still jiggle in the middle, about 12-14 minutes
  7. Run a knife along the edge of the ramekin to loosen and invert onto plate.
  8. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream or enjoy as is
  • Category: Dessert, Baking
  • Cuisine: French and Spanish Inspired
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