Instant Pot Red Velvet Lava Cake

This instant pot red velvet lava cake is pressure cooked for 9 minutes and then served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The most delicious and prettiest cake you can serve for Valentine’s day or date night!


– unsalted butter – white chocolate chips – semi-sweet chocolate chips – eggs – vanilla extract – red food coloring – salt – all-purpose flour – powdered sugar

Butter each ramekin or use cooking/baking spray. Cut the butter into slices and place it in a large microwave-safe bowl along with the white chocolate chips and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Microwave 20 seconds at a time, stirring after each 20-second interval. Mix well. It should take about 2 minutes.

Add the powdered sugar to the melted butter-chocolate mixture. Mix well. Add one egg at a time. Then add the vanilla extract, flour, salt, and red food coloring. Mix well.

Fill the ramekins evenly, almost to the top. These do not rise. Add one cup of water to the instant pot and place the trivet inside.

Tips and Recipe Variations

- Use good quality chocolate.   - Cook the lava cakes for 9 minutes and then do a quick release. - Serve with powdered sugar or vanilla ice cream.



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