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Chilli Chocolate Lava Cake

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Looking for a quick and easy but delicious dessert? Look no further than these spicy Chilli Chocolate Lava Cakes made in the Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker

Chilli Chocolate Lava Cake

5 - 1 review

To serve 2 use 2 x 10.5cm (250ml) ramekins, to serve 4 use 4 x 7.5cm pudding moulds or ramekins

The cakes may have a little condensation on top of them after cooking. Blot the moisture away with kitchen towel before serving


  • 125g unsalted organic grass-fed butter
  • 125g high quality dark chocolate (90% cacao solids)
  • 1 red chilli (de-seeded, finely diced)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 125g coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp tapioca/arrowroot flour
  • 1 tbsp almond flour
Prep Time


  1. Start by greasing ramekins with a little butter or coconut oil. Dust the inside with cacao powder and set to one side

  2. Place the butter, chocolate, diced red chilli, and cayenne powder in a bain-marie, over a gentle heat until fully melted. Leave to cool for 5 mins

  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, egg yolks and coconut sugar until light and airy. Pour in the cooled chocolate mixture and stir together

  4. Carefully fold in the flours then divide the mixture equally between 2 ramekins

  5. Place the reversible rack into the ceramic bowl of your Ninja Foodi and pour in 1 cup of cold water. Place the ramekins on top of the rack. Secure the pressure lid and lock, setting the valve to the SEAL position

  6. Select the PRESSURE function, set the temperature to HIGH, and the time to 5 minutes. Once the programme is finished immediately release the pressure by carefully turning the valve to VENT

  7. Once the pressure has released carefully remove the lid and leave the ramekins to cool for a minute before remove and serving immediately. Alternatively leave to cool completely then cover with cling film and refrigerate for 2-3 days. To re-heat place in the microwave on high for 30-45 seconds

Georgie Young

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