Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes

  • 10MINS
  • 2MINS
  • Serves 4
  • 240KCAL

Fancy a delicious dessert with an oozy, rich centre? These slimming friendly yet indulgent cakes are made in the microwave and they take no time at all!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories240
  • Carbs27g
  • Protein5.3g
  • Fat15g
  • Saturates3.4g
  • Sugars8.2g

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Sometimes you just need a sweet treat in a hurry! Luckily, these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes are made in the microwave, so they take less than 2 minutes to cook.  

Flavoured with the popular biscuit spread, these delightful little puds have a rich caramel taste, with just a hint of sweet spices. With their oozy Biscoff centres, you’d never know these were slimming friendly!

They’re delicious served on their own, but you can always add some Custard or a swirl of reduced fat aerosol cream. 

You can also make these delightful desserts in the oven! Find the oven method here

What diets are these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes suitable for?

These Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes are suitable for vegetarians. 

If you’re cooking for people with allergies, be extra careful when checking ingredients and preparing food!

How Weight Watchers friendly are these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

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Do you need any special ingredients to make Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

All of the ingredients needed to make these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes should be easy to find in your usual supermarket. There are a couple of bits of equipment that will make this recipe easier:

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You will need some 125ml ramekin dishes to make this recipe. 

An electric whisk is handy but not essential!

How many calories are in these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

These Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes are included in our Weekly Indulgence category because they contain 240 calories per portion. For more delicious Sweet Treats all under 300 calories, take a look at other Weekly Indulgence recipes!

This Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes recipe is ideal when following any of the larger diet plans such as Weight Watchers or counting calories.

NHS guidelines suggest men should aim for 2,500 calories per day to maintain a healthy body weight, and women require around 2000 calories. Each person has different calorie requirements depending on their goal, so you may want to adjust your daily calorie intake according to your own personal goal.

Step 1

Grease 4 x 125ml ramekin dishes with a little extra reduced fat spread.

Step 2

Place the self raising flour, sweetener, Biscoff spread, reduced fat spread, eggs and caramel flavouring in a medium mixing bowl. Beat together for 1 – 2 minutes using an electric whisk or wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.

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Step 3

Divide the mixture between the 4 ramekin dishes. Drop a teaspoonful of Biscoff spread into the centre of each.

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Step 4

Place all 4 ramekins on the microwave turntable, evenly spaced apart. Cover loosely with cling film and cook on high for 1 1/2 – 2 minutes. Check on the cakes after about a minute and continue cooking if needed. The cakes will be ready when they’re risen and spongy but still runny in the centre. Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then remove the cling film.

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Step 5

Dust with a little icing sugar and serve at once. Serve alone, or with a swirl of reduced fat aerosol cream or a little custard.

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What could I serve with these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

We think these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes are the perfect end to any meal. Enjoy them after a hearty dinner, including the following dishes:

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How do you know when Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes are cooked?

You’ll need to cook these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes for between 1 and 2 minutes until the cakes have risen but are still gooey in the middle. Take care not to overcook them and remove them from the microwave while the centres are still oozy. Allow them to stand for 5 minutes before serving. 

Here in the UK, the standard advice is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep you and your family safe! 

How long can you keep Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes in the fridge?

You can keep these Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes in the fridge for up to 2 days. Store them covered, in an airtight container and reheat following the instructions below before serving. 

Can I freeze Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Cover the ramekins in cling film and place them inside a freezer proof container.
  • Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do I reheat Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes?

From chilled: Cover the ramekin loosely with cling film and reheat in the microwave for 30 seconds. 

From frozen: Allow to defrost overnight in the fridge and reheat from chilled following the instructions above.

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Microwave Biscoff Lava Cakes

Fancy a delicious dessert with an oozy, rich centre? These slimming friendly yet indulgent cakes are made in the microwave and they take no time at all!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    2 MINS
  • KCals 240
  • Carbs 27G

Ingredients

  • 45 g self raising flour
  • 25 g white granulated sweetener
  • 60 g smooth Biscoff spread
  • 45 g reduced fat spread
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp caramel flavouring
  • 4 tsp smooth Biscoff spread, for the centre
  • ¼ tsp icing sugar, for dusting
  • a little extra reduced fat spread, for greasing

Medium mixing bowl

electric whisk (useful but not essential)

4 x 125ml ramekin dishes

microwave oven

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Instructions

  1. Grease 4 x 125ml ramekin dishes with a little extra reduced fat spread.
  2. Place the self raising flour, sweetener, Biscoff spread, reduced fat spread, eggs and caramel flavouring in a medium mixing bowl. Beat together for 1-2 minutes using an electric whisk or wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.
  3. Divide the mixture between the 4 ramekin dishes. Drop a teaspoonful of Biscoff spread into the centre of each.
  4. Place all 4 ramekins on the microwave turntable, evenly spaced apart. Cover loosely with cling film and cook on high for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes. Check on the cakes after about a minute and continue cooking if needed. The cakes will be ready when they're risen and spongy but still runny in the centre. Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then remove the cling film.
  5. Dust with a little icing sugar and serve at once. Serve alone, or with a swirl of reduced fat aerosol cream or a little custard.

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Recipe notes

Tip: Take care not to overcook otherwise you won't get a gooey centre. Follow the timings carefully and remove from the oven whilst still runny in the centre. Leave to stand for 5 minutes and then you should have the perfect gooey centre.
Tip: Use white granulated sweetener that has the same texture and weight as sugar.

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