A Chronicle of Molten Chocolate Cake

A staple of dessert menus across America, the molten chocolate cake—a warm confection served with an oozing fudge center—has a deep and rich history within the culinary world. Depending on when you were born, though, the decadent dessert may evoke a different set of sentiments. Lucky Peach Magazine chronicles the cake’s journey from its birth at a Texan bake-off in the ‘60s to fine dining menus and finally to supermarket freezer aisles.