Air Fryer Lava Cakes

Aug 19, 2022 4:33:11 PM Carly Hanellin

Next time you need a chocolate fix, we've got you covered.

No need to go to a restaurant to order lava cakes for dessert — we found the easiest way to make them right at home. All you need to do is mix a few ingredients; then, the air fryer does all the work to leave that delicious center. Scroll for the full recipe 🍫 

Eat Well.

Air Fryer Lava Cakes
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar 4 oz
Unsalted Butter 6 tbsp
Egg 1 each
Egg Yolk 1 each
White Sugar 3 tbsp
Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp
All-Purpose Flour 3 tbsp
Kosher Salt 1/4 tsp




1. Grease 2, 6-ounce ramekins, and set aside.

2. Melt butter and chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl for about 1 minute until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Set aside.
3. In a separate large bowl, use an electric beater and beat egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract, and sugar together until well blended.

4. Then add flour, chocolate mixture, and a pinch of salt and stir until combined. Pour the mixture into the ramekins, filling each one halfway.

  • 5. Place in the air fryer basket and air fry on 370°F for 8-10 minutes.
  • 6. Once done air frying, remove from the air fryer basket and flip over so the bottom is facing upwards. Finish it off with powdered sugar or ice cream and enjoy!