Churro Lava Cakes

Turn your favorite sweet, cinnamon-y snack into a bite-sized cake stuffed with warm chocolate.



  • 4 ounces block chocolate of your choice
  • 1/4 cup canned lite coconut milk (or thickened/heavy cream)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Churro Lava Cakes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons light butter/spread of choice, melted (or canola oil/melted coconut oil)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk (or almond milk)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Break up the chocolate block and combine the chocolate and coconut milk (or heavy cream) together in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  2. Stir and heat again for a further 20 to 30 seconds or until cream is hot. Stir again, mixing well to melt the chocolate through the cream.

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