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Single Serving Meltaway Cake Recipe

A delicious serving of this meltaway cake is just what you need!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cake recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 558kcal


  • Muffin Tin
  • Mixing Bowl


  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups ice cream optional
  • ¼ cup hot fudge optional topping


  • Preheat oven to 425F and spray 4 cups of a muffin tin.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate, butter, and heat on high power to melt, about 1 minute. Stop to whisk until smooth. If needed, return bowl to micro and heat in 15-second increments until chocolate can be whisked smooth.
  • Add the sugar, egg, egg yolk, and flour and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin tins.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, or until edges are set but center is still soft; don't over bake. Baking times will vary based on oven.
  • Allow cakes to cool in the muffin cups for about 1 minute, gently rim the edges of muffin cups with a knife, and slowly take it.
  • Top it with ice cream, hot fudge, and serve immediately. Cakes are best warm and fresh.


Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1mg