Crockpot Lava Cake

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Anytime during the year is perfect for using your Crock-Pot; some people may call it a slow cooker. Doesn’t matter the name, what your make inside is what counts.

Come along and make this simple Crock-Pot Lava Cake for your family tonight. No special ingredients, just open your pantry doors, mix, pour, turn on the Crock-Pot and walk away. This cake even makes the frosting while it cooks. Don’t forget to have ice cream on hand.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons cocoa divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups hot water


  1. Whisk flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 3 Tablespoon cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl whisk milk, oil and vanilla.
  3. Add wet mixture to the dry mixture, stir to combine.
  4. Spray your Crock-Pot with cooking spray and pour the batter into your Crock-Pot. Spread out evenly.
  5. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon, rest of brown sugar and cocoa.
  6. Stir in hot water.
  7. Pour over the batter. DON’T STIR.
  8. Cook on high for 2 1/2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean.

Serve with ice cream and enjoy!

Photos Courtesy of Candy Kage