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Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes Recipe for Two

Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava CakesChocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes for two are an incredibly delicious dessert. We all know that Chocolate and Peanut Butter are the ultimate power couple. Moist chocolate cake is filled with sweetened ooey gooey cinnamon peanut butter.

 

 

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Pour yourself a nice glass of milk to go with it. This recipe is sure to impress your special someone on date night, Valentine’s Day, or any day!

 

How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes:

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F (220 C).

 

Melt 1 teaspoon butter and brush it onto the inside of two 7 ounce ramekins. Click here for 7 ounce ramekins.

 

Combine 1 teaspoon flour and 1 teaspoon cocoa powder. Dust the insides of the ramekins, tapping to remove excess.

ramekins dusted with cocoa

 

Place the ramekins on a sturdy baking sheet and set aside.

 

In a small saucepan, combine 3 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and the baking chocolate and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted.

chocolate sauce cooking in a pan with a spoon

 

In a small bowl, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon softened butter, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix well and set aside.

peanut butter sauce in a bowl with a spoon

 

In a medium mixing bowl or stand mixer bowl, beat 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, egg, and vanilla at medium-high speed about 3 minutes. Gently fold in melted chocolate and 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of flour.

chocolate cake batter in a bowl with a whisk

 

Fill each ramekin about 1/2 full with batter.

 

Divide the peanut butter mixture evenly among ramekins and spoon on top in the center.

two ramekins with some cake batter and some peanut butter sauce inside

 

Cover with the remaining chocolate batter.

two ramekins with chocolate cake batter in them

 

Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the tops are slightly cracked and edges feel firm, but the centers are still slightly wiggly.

 

Transfer to a wire rack and let cool 5 minutes.

 

Use a knife to loosen the cakes from the sides of the ramekins. Place a small plate over each ramekin and invert. Gently wiggle each ramekin to release the cake.

 

Dust with powdered sugar and serve immediately.

 

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes Recipe for Two

 

 

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes Recipe for Two - serves 2
Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Chocolate and Peanut Butter are the ultimate power couple and these Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes for two are an incredibly delicious dessert. Moist chocolate cake is filled with sweetened ooey gooey cinnamon peanut butter. Pour yourself a nice glass of milk to go with it. This recipe is sure to impress your special someone on date night, Valentine’s Day, or every day!
Course: Date Night, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lava cakes, peanut butter cake
Servings: 2
Calories: 578 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 3 Tablespoons butter plus 2 teaspoons, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon flour plus 2 teaspoons
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 2 ounces baking chocolate unsweetened
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar plus some for dusting at end
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F (220 C).
  2. Melt 1 teaspoon butter and brush it onto the inside of two 7 ounce ramekins. Click here for 7 ounce ramekins.

  3. Combine 1 teaspoon flour and 1 teaspoon cocoa powder. Dust the insides of the ramekins, tapping to remove excess.
  4. Place the ramekins on a sturdy baking sheet and set aside.
  5. In a small saucepan, combine 3 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and the baking chocolate and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted.
  6. In a small bowl, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon softened butter, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix well and set aside.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl or stand mixer bowl, beat 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, egg, and vanilla at medium-high speed about 3 minutes. Gently fold in melted chocolate and 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of flour.
  8. Fill each ramekin about 1/2 full with batter.
  9. Divide the peanut butter mixture evenly among ramekins and spoon on top in the center.
  10. Cover with the remaining chocolate batter.
  11. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the tops are slightly cracked and edges feel firm, but the centers are still slightly wiggly.
  12. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool 5 minutes.
  13. Use a knife to loosen the cakes from the sides of the ramekins. Place a small plate over each ramekin and invert. Gently wiggle each ramekin to release the cake.
  14. Dust with powdered sugar and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 578 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45g 69%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 295mg 12%
Potassium 369mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 27g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 15.2%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 32.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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