One Bite of Lava Mini Chiffon Cake, Like Eating Ice Cream


Experience the delightful sensation of these Lava Mini Chiffon Cakes. These light and fluffy cakes are filled with a creamy custard that oozes out like lava, giving a sensation similar to eating ice cream. Perfect for any occasion, these mini chiffon cakes are sure to impress your family and friends.



  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil
  • ½ cup cake flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • A pinch of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3½ tablespoons sugar


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2½ teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1¾ teaspoons cake flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons whipping cream


Step 1: Prepare the Cake Batter

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the milk and corn oil, then beat until frothy.
  2. Sift in the cake flour, add the egg yolks, and whisk until well combined and smooth. Sift the mixture again using a fine sieve, then set aside.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, add the egg whites, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt. Gradually incorporate the sugar while beating until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold the egg white mixture into the egg yolk mixture until well combined.
  5. Transfer the batter to a piping bag and squeeze it into mini cake molds, leaving enough headspace.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 130°C (266°F) for about 50 minutes, then increase the temperature to 150°C (302°F) and bake for another 15 minutes. Prepare the custard while the cakes are baking.

Step 2: Prepare the Custard

  1. In a pot, combine the egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch, and cake flour. Stir to combine before adding the milk.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Once thickened, add the butter and stir until melted and well combined.
  4. Pour the custard into a mixing bowl, cover with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming, and refrigerate for about an hour.

Step 3: Assemble the Cakes

  1. Once the cakes are done baking, poke holes in the center of each piece and let them cool before unmolding.
  2. Beat the whipping cream until smooth.
  3. Lightly beat the chilled custard before folding it into the whipped cream until well combined.
  4. Transfer the custard mixture to a piping bag and fill each cake with custard.

Step 4: Serve and Enjoy

Serve these delightful Lava Mini Chiffon Cakes and enjoy the creamy, ice-cream-like sensation with each bite. Perfect for any occasion, these cakes are sure to be a hit!

Nutritional Information

These mini chiffon cakes are a delightful treat. Here is the approximate nutritional breakdown per serving (based on 12 servings):

  • Calories: 140 kcal
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 8g
    • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
    • Fiber: 0.5g
    • Sugars: 10g
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Vitamin A: 4% DV
  • Calcium: 4% DV
  • Iron: 2% DV


These Lava Mini Chiffon Cakes offer a unique and delicious experience, combining the lightness of chiffon cake with the creamy richness of custard. Perfect for any occasion, they are sure to impress and delight anyone who tries them. Enjoy making and sharing this delightful treat with your loved ones.

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