Lava Cakes

A pureed chocolate lava cake on a plate

What better way to show your loved one challenged by dysphagia that you care than by satisfying their sweet tooth? Our Lava Cakes use THICK & EASY® Texture Modified Bread & Dessert Mix to create a dessert that packs a flavor punch while also meeting IDDSI Levels 4, 5 & 6!


Follow along with our recipe below!

1 Serving 8 Servings 16 Servings
PAN SIZE Muffin cups Muffin cups Muffin cups
THICK & EASY® Texture Modified Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
2 Tbsp 1/2 bag (~1 cup) 1 bag
Vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp 8 Tbsp
Cocoa powder 1 tsp 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp 1/3 cup
Sugar 3/4 tsp 2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp
Chocolate syrup 2 tsp 1/3 cup 2/3 cup
Milk, hot 3 Tbsp 1 1/2 cup 3 cups
Additional chocolate syrup for “lava” sauce 1 tsp 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp 1/3 cup

How To Prepare

  1. Lightly spray muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Stir together THICK & EASY® Texture Modified Bread & Dessert Mix, cocoa powder and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add oil and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  4. Add first listing of chocolate syrup to hot milk and stir until blended.
  5. Add milk to bread mixture and stir briskly until mixture begins to thicken.
  6. Portion into muffin cups using a #20 scoop and spread evenly.
  7. Cover and allow to rest at room temperature or in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  8. Carefully remove prepared cake(s) from muffin cups and place on a serving dish.
  9. Using a spoon, make a small hole in the top of each cake and fill with about 1 teaspoon of chocolate syrup*.
  10. Top with whipped cream or chocolate frosting prior to serving.

*Optional “lava” fillings include warm fudge sauce, strawberry or raspberry syrup (without seeds) or caramel syrup.

Serving Suggestion: Pair cakes with either the Wild Berry or Vanilla Magic Cup™ Dessert for an added treat!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cake (muffin sized)

Calories: 210

Total Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 1.5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: <5mg

Sodium: 100 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 31g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 18g

Added Sugars: 3g

Protein: 4g

Calcium: 4% DV

Iron: 0% DV

Potassium: 2% DV

Vitamin D: 2% DV

*Nutrition information calculated using 1% milk