Slow-Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

For a dessert that's restaurant-good and slow-cooker easy, try this home-cooked take on lava cake. Let your slow cooker transform Betty Crocker SuperMoist triple chocolate fudge cake mix, pudding mix and chocolate chips into an impressively rich dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8



box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ triple chocolate fudge cake mix
1 1/4
cups milk
cup vegetable oil


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

  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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.

Expert Tips

To make your chocolate lava cake boozy, replace 1/4 cup of the milk in the cake batter with coffee- or chocolate-flavored liqueur.

To prevent the lava cake from burning around the edge, line the slow cooker with cooking parchment paper.