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The ultimate decadent chocolate cake - and it's foolproof! Our slow cooker chocolate lava cake is rich, gooey, and literally overflowing with fudge-y goodness!

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

The ultimate decadent chocolate cake - and it's foolproof! Our slow cooker chocolate lava cake is rich, gooey, and literally overflowing with fudge-y goodness!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, chocolate, crockpot, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 294 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix 15.25 oz
  • 1 box instant chocolate pudding 3.9 oz
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups chocolate chips 1 (12oz) bag

Optional Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Prepare your slow cooker by generously coating the inside with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the cake mix, pudding mix, 1 1/4 cup milk, oil, and eggs in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer and beat on low for 1 minute. (For extra moist cake, add sour cream here).

  3. Increase speed to medium, continuing to mix for 2-3 minutes or until the batter is smooth and glossy.
  4. Pour the cake batter into prepared slow cooker.

  5. Spread chocolate chips on top of the cake. Do Not Stir.

  6. Place the lid on top of the slow cooker and cook on low for 2 1/2 hours or until the top of the cake is set.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 294 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 438mg19%
Potassium 186mg5%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.