Molten Lava Cake In Cooker Recipe with Egg

By Maahi Gupta,  2 Mar, 18  vegEasy    28  Baking Recipes

Bake Molten lava cake in pressure cooker. It has 620 calories with liquid chocolate inside. Bake time is 7 minutes on high flame with Microwave safe bowl.

8 min Prep
12 min Cook
Yield  2 Lava Cakes (Rach 4 Inch in Diameter)

If you love molten lava cake and miss the oven for baking, you are underestimating your good old pressure cooker sitting in your kitchen. Yes, my friends, you can make molten lava cake in cooker and that too in just 15 minutes.

This is a recipe that we tried and tested on the request of many of our guests and today is the day to share the final and to-the point recipe.

I hope you will try this recipe and definitely share your comments and suggestions. I love Molten Lava cake and I believe you will also fall in love with it.


Nutrition Facts
Molten Lava Cake In Cooker Recipe With Egg
Amount Per Serving
Calories 684 Calories from Fat 369
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 63%
Saturated Fat 25g 125%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 167mg 56%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Potassium 41mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 80g 27%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Sugars 61g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 17%
Calcium 2%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Making Lave Cake paste Preparation time: 4 minutes

  1. Ingredients for lava cake.
    Ingredients for lava cake
    Ingredients for lava cake 
  2. Lets start mixing the ingredients one by one.
    Mix egg, chocolate and butter
    Mix egg, chocolate and butter 
  3. Add butter in a bowl along with choco chips. Melt it on full power for 30 seconds in a Microwave.
  4. If you do not have Microwave, then you can use the double boiler style of melting chocolate and butter.

    Double boiler technique: To make a double boiler, take a tea pan and fill it 50% with water. Heat water on high flame for 2 minutes.
    Once water is hot, add another pan on top of this tea pan. Add Chocolate in this top Pan and let it melt with the steam of water. Once it melts, we are ready to move ahead.
  5. Microwave method is faster than double boiler technique.
  6. After 30 seconds, Butter and Chocolate are ready.
  7. Add Egg in butter and chocolate mixture and mix well with the help of hand mixer.
  8. Now add Sugar and All-Purpose-Flour and mix well again with hand mixer.
    Add maida for lava cake
    Add maida for lava cake 
  9. Mix well and make sure that there are no lumps left in the mixture.
  10. Mixture is ready. It would take about total of 8 minutes to each this point.
    Lava cake paste is ready
    Lava cake paste is ready 

Preparing baking pan Preparation time: 2 minutes

  1. Grease the mould or a microwave/oven safe bowl on all sides and corners. This will help in making a non-sticky layer for cake.
    Grease pan with butter
    Grease pan with butter 
  2. Cake will come out easily after baking with the help of this butter layer.
  3. You can use any Aluminium or Microwave or Oven safe utensil. Try to avoid glass based moulds.
  4. Now, add the cake mixture in the mould. Fill only 50% of the mould with cake mixture to avoid overflowing while baking.
    Add lava cake paste to pan
    Add lava cake paste to pan 
  5. Take a cooker and carefully place a Sieve or an Idli stand first inside the cooker.
    You can also use an Idli stand or a plate that normally is shipped with a cooker the one with holes.
  6. This extra utensil helps to avoid the direct contact of the cake mould with the cooker base and high heat.

Baking lava cake in Cooker Preparation time: 14 Minutes

  1. Keep the Sieve or idli stand depends on what you are using on the base of cooker and switch on the stove on high flame. We are using a sieve.
    Add a sieve in cooker for baking lava cake
    Add a sieve in cooker for baking lava cake 
  2. Now, keep the cake mould on top of Sieve and close the cooker lid.
    Bake lava cake for 7 minutes in cooker
    Bake lava cake for 7 minutes in cooker 
  3. Make sure that you have removed the cooker whistle.
  4. After baking it for 7 minutes on high flame, switch off the stove and keep it aside for 5 minutes. Do NOT open the cooker lid yet.
  5. After 5 minutes, lets open the cooker.
  6. At this time, the molten lava cake is ready.
  7. Take it out from the cooker and let it cool down for 2 minutes. It might be too hot for touching with bare hands.
  8. To take out the cake from mould, place a plate on top of mould and simply turn it upside down.
    Turn over bowl to push out lava cake
    Turn over bowl to push out lava cake 
  9. Remove the mould and the delicious molten lava cake is ready to eat. This picture (see below) shows the Molten lava cake after we used a spoon to break it open.
  10. It is pretty easy to make it in cooker. Surprise your guests and friends with this cake and enjoy.
    Lava cake in cooker
    Lava cake in cooker 

Tasting choco lava cake
Tasting choco lava cake 

 Storage and Serving Suggestions

  1. Lava cake tastes best when it is served hot and fresh straight after baking.
  2. Cake can be refrigerated but needs to be re-heated before serving. After getting cold, the chocolate would solidify and hence would need 30 seconds of heating in Microwave.You can also use a cooker to re-heat. Use the same process as baking for melting the chocolate. The only thing to keep in mind is the short time period. You should only do it for less than a minute.
You can also try making molten lava cake in Oven instead of cooker. This is really awesome and very tasty. I hope you will also make it at home and share your comments. Thank you.