Hot Maple-Pecan Lava Cake

February 1, 2024

Featuring a maple-pecan pie topping, this runny, layered lava cake is loaded with warm winter flavors.

Yield: 9 servings


3 eggs

½ cup sugar

½ cup maple syrup

½ cup oil, divided

¼ cup pareve milk

1 cup ground pecans

1 cup chopped pecans

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons vanilla sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

1¼ cups flour



Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a mixing bowl, mix eggs, sugar, maple syrup, ¼ cup oil, milk, pecans, baking powder, and vanilla sugar.

Pour half of the batter into another bowl; reserve for later.

To the first mixing bowl, add remaining ingredients. Spread batter in 9 ramekins.

Top with reserved batter.

Bake 15 minutes, until sides begin to brown and middle is set but still wobbly.

Keep warm on a blech or another warm place until ready to serve.