Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cake

July 6, 2023

Recipe, styling, and photography by Faigy Reiner

Made with only a few simple ingredients, this decadent cake boasts a rich and velvety chocolate center which oozes out with every bite.

Yield: approximately 6 servings


4 eggs

1 cup oil

1½ cups sugar

¾ cup cocoa

½ teaspoon coffee

½ cup cornstarch

6 tablespoons peanut butter, divided


Preheat oven on 350°F.

In a bowl, combine eggs, oil, sugar, cocoa, coffee, and cornstarch. Blend using an immersion blender.

Spray 8 ovenproof ramekins with oil spray.

Divide mixture among ramekins. Top each with 1 tablespoon peanut butter.

Bake for 17–20 minutes, depending on how gooey you like it.

Serve with ice cream.