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**Slow Cooker Nutella Lava Cake

Slow Cooker Nutella Lava Cake

  • Cooking Time:

    1.5-3 hours on HIGH
  • Servings:



1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. powdered sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/3 c. whole milk, divided
1 T. oil
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 c. chopped almonds or hazelnuts
1/4 c. Nutella
1 c. salted pretzels, broken into pieces
1/4 c. cocoa powder
1/2 c. sugar

When you hear the words “ooey-gooey” in my home, it’s always a good thing!  – Like this recipe for Slow Cooker Nutella Lava Cake.  But don’t worry, I gave you a little nut and pretzel crunch to go along with the ooey-gooey!  Enjoy!

  1. Combine flour, powdered sugar, baking powder, only 1/3 c. milk, oil, vanilla and 1/4 c. almonds in a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir ingredients until smooth, then add Nutella.
  3. Add this batter to a greased 3.5-Quart slow cooker (or use and grease a slow cooker liner.)
  4. Next, crush pretzels and sprinkle over batter.
  5. Mix sugar and cocoa powder in small bowl
  6. Sprinkle sugar/cocoa mix evenly over the batter and pretzels in crock.
  7. Heat remaining cup of milk for 1 minute in the microwave.
  8. Pour warmed milk over the batter in the slow cooker.  (Do not stir the mixture!)
  9. Cover and Cook on HIGH for 1.5 hours.
  10. Serve lava cake in individual bowls and top with chocolate sauce, whipped cream or ice cream, nuts, or toasted coconut

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10 years ago

I’m going to make this tonight and since it’s my first time how will I know when it’s done

10 years ago

Can this be made in a 6 at slow cooker. ?

10 years ago

Sounds super yummy. Approx. how many servings does this make?

10 years ago

I just made this and it didn’t come out at all like the picture?!! Do you mix the Nutella in the batter do you mix the coco and sugar ??

10 years ago

No actually it didn’t I am not sure what I did wrong I mixed the ing like instructed and added the Nutella in a glob basically then followed it step by step and it actually came out horribly. It wasn’t even chocolate it was white? Weird


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10 years ago

Would you be able to adapt his recipe using almond milk for those with dairy allergies?

10 years ago

Do not mix the Nutella, just add?

9 years ago

Shouldn’t the directions read “Stir ingredients until smooth, then STIR in the nutella”? Or am I misunderstanding?

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