Desserts, Vegetarian

Chilli Chocolate Lava Cake

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 20 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Chilli Chocolate Lava Cake

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



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.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts, Eggs


  • 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
  • 1 cup water
  • Sprinkle cacao powder

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

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

  • Step 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

  • Step 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

  • Step 4

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

  • Step 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

  • Step 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

  • Step 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