Paleo/Vegan Cashew Butter Lava Cake

by Evolved Chocolate

Vegan/Paleo Cashew Butter Lava Cakes

These are so delicious and so easy to make! Everyone will love them and think you spent hours in the kitchen baking!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: gluten free, peanut-free, vegan
Servings: 6 cakes


  • 6 tablespoons cashew butter
  • 1/2 cup cassava flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup non dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil


  • Preheat your oven to 350℉.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon at a time of cashew butter onto a small plate and freeze for at least 2 hours.
  • Once completely frozen, roll the cashew butter into balls and keep in freezer while making the batter.
  • Whisk together all dry ingredients, and add the milk and oil until a thick batter forms.
  • Scoop into greased muffin tins and press the frozen cashew butter into the center.
  • With a spoon, spread more batter over the cashew butter so there is none visible.
  • Bake immediately for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes and pop them out of the tin by flipping it over on a plate.
  • Best if served right away!


Difficulty Level: Easy
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 lava cake
Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 11g
Protein 2g 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Hannah December 1, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Is there supposed to be chocolate in this recipe?

Eating Evolved December 3, 2018 - 1:37 PM

There is cocoa powder, which gives it a rich chocolatey flavor! The melted chocolate on top is just for some extra goodness, but totally optional!


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