Here is a dutch oven dessert recipe for Cherry Chocolate Lava Cake.
We’ve been on several camping trips this year. That means a lot of good food made in the dutch oven or over the campfire. Our favorite dinner has been the Dutch Oven Chicken & Vegetables. This Cherry Chocolate Lava Cake has been our favorite dessert.
Cherry Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe
We’ve made many desserts in the dutch oven over the years. They all have had something in common. They were made with a prepared box mix. I love taking an ordinary power cake mix and turning it into something extraordinary.
I have to tell you that this cake didn’t turn out as planned. It was supposed to be more of a traditional dump cake like this one where the cake is spongy on top of a gooey cherry layer. I think there was just too much liquid for that to happen. It turned out to be an outstanding mistake and a camping lava cake was created.
We used a liner in our dutch oven when we baked this chocolate lava cake. They are used whenever we make desserts or something that would require a lot of clean up. If you’ve ever had to scrub out a caked on dutch oven, you know what I’m talking about. This shows how easy it is to prepare this cake.
This ended up being Eric’s birthday cake. I was concerned that he might not like it because he’s not a cherry fan, but he loved it. We quickly devoured the entire thing. It was the perfect combination of spongy and gooey. The family was eating it as I took photos and this is what I ended up with. I’m surprised the plate wasn’t licked clean.
This post first appeared on Diana Rambles on 28 July 2016