Peppermint Lava Cakes


Peppermint Lava Cakes

Cooker Device: 
Emeril Everyday
Pressure AirFryer


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2⁄3 cups
semisweet chocolate chips
1⁄2 cup
butter, cubed
1 cup
confectioners' sugar
Large eggs
large egg yolks
1 teaspoon
peppermint extract
6 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons
finely crushed peppermint candies, optional


1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter for 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Whisk in confectioners’ sugar, eggs, egg yolks and extract until blended. Fold in flour.

2. Generously grease and flour four 4-oz. ramekins; pour batter into ramekins. Do not overfill. Place ramekins on wire basket with handles; carefully lower into inner pot. Close air frying lid. Press air fry function;
select custom setting. Press timer; set to 10 minutes. Start. Cook until a thermometer reads 160° and edges of cakes are set, 10-12 minutes. Do not overcook.

3. Lift the rack from inner pot; let stand 5 minutes. Carefully run a knife around sides of ramekins several times to loosen cake; invert onto dessert plates. If desired, sprinkle with crushed candies. Serve immediately.