Crock pot chocolate lava cake is the warm welcome-home ideal for thawing out after a day in the Traverse City snow. Blogger Angie McGowan of Eclectic Recipes shares a decadent chocolate lava cake recipe made in the slow cooker.


1 box chocolate fudge cake mix

1 1/4 cups milk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 box (4-serving size) instant chocolate pudding and pie filling mix
2 cups milk
1 bag (12 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)

Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat Cake ingredients with electric mixer as directed on cake mix box. Pour into slow cooker.

In medium bowl, beat pudding mix and 2 cups milk with whisk as directed on box. Pour into slow cooker over cake batter. Do not mix. Sprinkle chocolate chips over top.

Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours or until cake is set and pudding is beginning to bubble out of cake.

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Photo(s) by Betty Crocker