Keto Chocolate Lava Cakes

This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission.

Chocolate Lava Cakes or Molten Chocolate Cake is a combination of a flourless cake and a souffle. The decadent, delicious, oozing liquid chocolate center resembles lava in nature, hence the chocolate lava cake name. These chocolate lava cakes are very easy to make low carb using a very small amount of almond flour, sugar-free chocolate, and your favorite keto sweetener.

This recipe requires just 7 ingredients and is baked for about 10 minutes. Since they make the perfectly portioned size, you and your partner will each have your mini cake to enjoy!

Chocolate Lava Cake


Keto Chocolate Lava Cake

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These lava cakes are a fabulous way to indulge in a rich, chocolatey, decadent dessert. They come together in minutes and are made from pantry staples, so you can make them whenever the urge hits.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 394kcal
Author Naomi Sherman


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces sugar-free chocolate
  • 2 ounces butter plus extra for greasing ramekins
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 tbsp almond flour
  • 2 tbsp Swerve confectioners


  • Pre-heat oven to 350⁰ F, fan-forced.
  • Using a stand mixer, beat the eggs and vanilla until thick and creamy.
  • Place the chocolate, butter, and coffee in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in bursts until melted and smooth.
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the eggs, beating on low until combined.
  • Fold the dry ingredients (almond flour and Swerve) through until well incorporated.
  • Grease two single-serve 1 cup ramekins very well.
  • Pour the batter into the two ramekins and bake for 8-12 minutes until the top has set but still jiggles. (Cooking time will depend on the size and shape of your ramekin)
  • Set aside for five minutes before upturning in a serving plate.
  • Serve with cream and berries, if desired.
  • These lava cakes will need to be eaten straight away and do not store well.


Net carbs: 5g


Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 225mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 946IU | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note that the nutritional information may vary depending
on the specific brands of products used. We encourage everyone to check specific
product labels in calculating the exact nutritional information.

Keto Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe


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