Can you really resist this sweet gooeyness of this sophisticated dessert?
Whether you like it topped with ice cream, accompanied with fruits, or filled with salted egg (or matcha!) instead of chocolate, there’s definitely a molten lava cake for everyone out there. Cave into your craving for this iconic dessert and bookmark this list of the best molten lava cakes in Singapore – stat.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse
After devouring a slab of beef at this world-class steakhouse, be sure to try Morton’s Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake. It’s perfectly crusty on the outside and you wouldn’t believe the amount of lava that flows out of this treat when you cut into it. Just so you know: it’s pretty large so you might want to split this with a couple of pals.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse, 4/F Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Marina Square, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797, p. 6339 3740.
Five & Dime Eatery
Lava cake with a chocolate centre? Pfft. Here, the molten chocolate lava cake comes with a salted egg yolk custard centre ($12). Limited portions available so call ahead to check or drop by early.
Five & Dime Eatery, 297 River Valley Road, Singapore 238338, p. 9236 5002.
A must-have is the matcha lava cake – even if you’re not a big fan of green tea. Comes complete with homemade azuki red bean ice cream. Babette,
Babette, #01-03 Parc Sovereign Hotel, 165 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207569, p. 6341 7727.
Verre Wine Bar
This cosy vino spot on Robertson Quay may be great for your reds and whites, but do yourself a favour and order the chocolate lava cake as well. Besides, who can say no to the awesome wine and chocolate combo?!
Verre Wine Bar, 8 Rodyk Street, Singapore 238216, p. 6509 1917.
Get this sweet pick-me-up to go at Chocolate Origin. Their Cuppa Lava Cake consists of a vanilla ice cream bottom, a warm chocolate cake top, and in the centre you’ll find a puddle of glorious chocolate lava.
Chocolate Origin, #B3-10A 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, Singapore 238895, p. 6884 4019.
Fern & Kiwi
You won’t be disappointed when you dig into Fern & Kiwi’s hot chocolate pudding. It’s soft chocolate fudge with a molten centre in a bowl alongside cinnamon crumble, summer berries, and vanilla ice cream.
Fern & Kiwi, #01-02 Clarke Quay, 3C River Valley Road, Singapore 179022, p. 6336 2271.
Laurent Bernard Chocolatier
Trust the cocoa experts to make a mean chocolate lava cake. Served with vanilla ice cream, their warm chocolate cake contains just the right amount of sugar – not too much, and not too little.
Laurent Bernard Chocolatier, #01-11 Robertson Quay, 80 Mohammad Sultan Road, Singapore 239013, p. 6235 9007.
One of Osia’s signature dishes is the Valrhona Hot Chocolate Soup. Scoop up every bit of goodness from the bowl of warm molten chocolate and help yourself to the accompanying elements: black pepper vanilla ice cream and a thin sesame crisp.
Osia, #02-140/141 Resorts World Sentosa, 26 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8888.
Artisan Boulangerie Co.
For your lava cake, you can choose flavours like chocolate, raspberry, and salted caramel. There’s even a daily special so ask the staff what’s available for the day.
Artisan Boulangerie Co., #01-01, 118 Killiney Road, Singapore 239555, p. 6444 8130.
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar
The Melting Chocolate Truffle Heart Cake and Shake features a lava cake, vanilla bourbon ice cream, berries, and a bonus addition of an iced milk chocolate shot on the side.
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar, #01-116 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585, p. 6278 4218.