Instant Pot Turtle Lava Cake

5 from 2 votes
4 cakes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
9 minutes
Pressure Release
Total Time
19 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
Drenched in caramel and covered in pecans with a warm, ooey, gooey, fudgy center. These turtle lava cakes are so rich and decadent that they should be sinful.
Cuisine: American
Course: Dessert
Category: Cakes


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • pecans chopped
  • 1 jar caramel topping I prefer Hershey’s Caramel Topping
  • 1 stick salted butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Serving: 1cake | Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 235mg | Sodium: 257mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 970IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 4.1mg
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