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Air Fryer Lava Cakes

air fried chocolate lava cake with ice-cream.
Air Fryer Lava Cakes are a decadent chocolate dessert with a warm, gooey center. They are so easy to make and is the perfect dessert for any occasion!
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 380 kcal



  • 3 oz unsalted butter
  • 4 oz semi sweet chocolate bar (60% cocoa)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3.5 tablespoon sugar
  • 1.5 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

To serve

  • vanilla ice cream, raspeberries, choclate shavings


  • Add butter and chocolate to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high in 30 seconds increments stirring until the chocolate is fully melted. Set aside.
  • Beat eggs with an electric beater until frothy. Add sugar and beat till dissolved. Add the melted chocolate and butter mixture to the beaten eggs and stir to combine.
  • Add the baking powder, vanilla extract, a pinch of salt and all-purpose flour. Stir until well combined.
  • Preheat Air fryer at 375F. Grease 4 4oz ramekins with butter. Fill the ramekins with the batter until ¾th full. Place the ramekins in the Air fryer basket and bake for 7 minutes for a gooey center and around 9 minutes for a thick center.
  • Remove the ramekins from the Air fryer. The ramekins will be really hot. Use oven mitts or a folded kitchen/dish towel to lift the ramekins. Allow to cool for 2 minutes.
  • Now, gently run a knife around the cake to loosen it and invert it onto a plate. Serve immediately with ice cream and berries with chocolate shavings. Or use whipped cream and berries on top.


Calories: 380kcalTotal Carbs: 30gProtein: 4gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 17gSodium: 65mgFiber: 2gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 650IUCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mgNet Carbs: 28g
Keyword air fryer, cake, chocolate, easy, quick
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