Easy Brownie Lava Cake

Easy Brownie Lava Cakes

Sometimes you just want to whip up something easy, fast and decadent. This Easy Brownie Lava Cakes recipe is the perfect choice. Only a handful of ingredients, a little bit of prep, and you’re on your way to a heavenly dessert with a molten dark chocolate center. This recipe makes four delicious brownie lava cakes, so invite a friend (or three).

22 min
32 min
4 cakes


16 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Lava Cake Dark Chocolate Candies
1 pkg. (16 oz.) brownie mix with pouch of chocolate syrup
Vegetable oil, water and egg called for on brownie mix package


  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and sugar 4 (4 oz. ) custard cups or ramekins. Place circle of greased parchment paper with greased side up in bottom of each custard cup.
  • 2. Remove wrappers from chocolates; set aside. Mix brownie following package directions.
  • 3. Place 6 tablespoons brownie batter in bottom of each prepared cup. Gently place 4 chocolates with the point down in center of each cup. Cover chocolates with 2 tablespoons batter.
  • 4. Bake 31 to 33 minutes or until brownie surfaces are cracked. Remove from oven; cool on wire rack 15 to 20 minutes or until cups are cool enough to handle.
  • 5. To serve, gently run knife around outer edge of brownie ; invert onto serving plate. Remove parchment paper; garnish as desired. Makes 4 brownie cakes.
  • Baking from scratch? See our classic recipe!
Ingredients sitting on a table

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