Air Fryer Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes


These Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes are filled with a delicious chocolate lava center. Bake them in the air fryer for a quick and easy dessert.

These Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes can be quickly made in your air fryer. With a nice gooey and delicious middle, these molten cakes are the perfect quick dessert. 
Prep Time5 minutes
 Cook Time10 minutes
 Total Time15 minutes
 Servings   3 people
 Calories    526kcal 


  • 6 Tablespoon unsalted butter cut into pieces
  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate bar broken into pieces
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk from a large egg
  • 3 Tablespoon white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoon all-purpose flour 
  • pinch of salt


  • Grease 3 6-ounce ramekins and set aside.
  • Melt butter and chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl in for about 1 minute until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Set aside.
  • In a separate large bowl, use an electric beater and beat egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract, and sugar together until well blended.
  • Then add flour, the chocolate mixture, and a pinch of salt and stir until combined. Pour the mixture into the ramekins, filling each one about halfway.
  • Place in the air fryer basket and air fry on 370 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes.
  • Once done air frying, use a clean thick dish towel to remove ramekins from the air fryer basket. Allow cake to cool in a ramekin for about 1 minute. Use a butter knife to loosen the cake from the ramekin and turn over onto a plate. Serve with fresh whipped cream, fresh berries, or topped with powdered sugar and enjoy.


Different air fryer brands will cook these at different speeds, hence the 8-10 minute cook time. These should not take longer than 10 minutes to cook.


Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 884IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3mg

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