Peanut Butter Chocolate Filled Molten Lava Cake

Molten lava cake is NOT undercooked cake batter. I tried this a few years ago and wound up with a rubbery goop-y mess that did not taste good. It's actually hard to find a real molten lava cake recipe because so many people go the undercooked-batter-route. BUT here's a secret. You can use ANY cake batter you want. ANY. Strawberry, chocolate, peanut butter, almond, red velvet, etc. And the molten chocolate center? It's just a truffle. And you can use ANY type of truffle you want. White chocolate, mint chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, chocolate hazelnut, etc. IS IT REALLY THAT EASY? Yes, yes it is.

1. Find a cake batter/cupcake recipe you want and make it.
2. Find a truffle recipe you want (or just buy a few truffles from the store). Remember, truffles are just chocolate and heavy cream.
3. Grease and flour a muffin tin well.
4. Drop a little bit of cake batter into the bottom of the tin. Place truffle on top. Pour enough cake batter to cover truffle.
5. Bake.
6. Test with a toothpick on the side- not the middle, or else you'll end up with chocolate.
7. Remove from oven, let cool a minute or two, flip out onto a plate.
8. Top with ice cream and then something else like fudge, caramel, strawberry sauce, etc. The possibilities are endless!

The one that I made was with a peanut butter cupcake batter, home-made chocolate truffles, fudge ice cream and a peanut butter glaze made of some pb, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk.

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