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Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

Chocolate Fudge Cake

Course cake, Dessert
Cuisine Modern


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • 5 tbsp butter melted, plus more for greasing
  • 140 g plain flour
  • 25 g cocoa powder plus more for dusting
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 200 g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee mixed with 2 tbsp boiling water
  • 250 g dark chocolate chips
  • Vanilla ice cream for serving


  • Grease a cake pan with butter (7in for 5.7L Instant Pot)
  • In one bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, melted butter, vanilla, and espresso.
  • Gently whisk the dry mixture into the wet mixture then fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and cover with aluminium foil.
  • Pour 300ml water into the inner pot and place the springform pan on top of the trivet inside.
  • Select Bake (high) or Pressure Cook button and set the cook time for 35 minutes and press start.
  • When the cooking program has finished, let the pressure release naturally for 15 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  • Carefully remove the pan from the Instant Pot, remove the foil, and let the cake cool completely.
  • Once cooled, dust the cake with cocoa powder and serve with vanilla ice cream.
Keyword Instant Pot, vegetarian