This Low-Carb Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe makes a scrumptious gooey cakes perfect for the chocolate lover in all of us. These treats are made using an Instant Pot. They can still be part of a low-carb, keto, diabetic, gluten-free, grain-free, Atkins or Banting diet
In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, granulated stevia/erythritol blend, baking powder, and sea salt.
In another medium bowl, whisk together the heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, and eggs. Stream in melted butter while whisking.
Using a mixer, blend the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Beat on high speed until smooth.
Divide batter between the prepared baking cups.
Gently place the uncovered filled baking cups on the steamer rack. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and turn the steam release handle to the sealing position. Select pressure cook, then use the +/- buttons to bring the time to 4:00 minutes.
When the time is up, quick release the pressure (see manual for instructions). Carefully remove the lava cakes using tongs. Allow the cakes to cool for about 5 minutes or until they are cool enough to touch.
Serve in their cups, or if desired, run a knife along the edge to loosen and flip them out onto a plate.
Serving size: one lava cake (half the recipe)
Fat (g): 23
Carbs (g): 7
Fiber (g): 4
Protein (g): 9
Net carbs (g): 3