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Instant Pot Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes

Instant Pot Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes combine two classic flavors into one delicious, mouth watering dessert!
2.5 from 8 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp peanut butter, creamy


  • Pour the chocolate chips and butter into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir, followed by 1 more minute.
  • Once smooth and creamy, mix in the powdered sugar.
  • Add in the eggs and egg yolk, stirring to combine.
  • Pour in the vanilla and flour, stir well.
  • Spray 4 glass containers (6 oz Pyrex bowls) with baking spray.
  • Pour batter halfway up each bowl.
  • Add a teaspoon of peanut butter to each bowl.
  • Pour batter on top of the peanut butter, filling each bowl just about to the top.
  • Pour 1 cup water onto bottom of Instant Pot and place trivet inside.
  • Stack 3 bowls on bottom of Instant Pot, followed by 1 bowl in center on top.
  • Place lid securely on top and ensure valve is in sealing position.
  • Cook manual high pressure for 9 minutes, followed by a quick release.
  • Remove from Instant Pot and turn each bowl upside down onto a plate.
  • Serve with ice-cream, caramel, or chocolate sauce on top and enjoy immediately!
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