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A fork cutting into an Instant Pot Lava Cake topped with raspberries and mint
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Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake

Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake is rich, gooey and done in 30 minutes!  Perfect quick fix for when those chocolate cravings hit. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot, Lava Cake
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 622kcal
Author Erica Walker

Equipment

  • Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place chocolate chips and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, remove from microwave and stir.
  • Place back in the microwave for another 30 seconds and stir until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, flour, and vanilla together until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate mixture into egg mixture and stir well to combine.
  • Spray four 6-7-ounce ramekins with cooking spray. 
  • Fill each ramekin 2/3 of the way full with batter.
  • Put steam rack in the bottom of the Instant Pot and add 2 cups of water. 
  • Place ramekins on the steam rack, placing 3 of the ramekins directly on the rack and one over the top and in the center of the 3 ramekins (as seen in photo above). 
  • Place lid on Instant Pot and place tab to "sealing". Manually set the time to 8 minutes on "high" pressure. 
  • Quick release the pressure and carefully remove ramekins from Instant Pot.
  • Serve with ice cream and add mint leaves and raspberries for garnish. 

Nutrition

Calories: 622kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 1.5mg