These instant pot cake recipes are a unique and simple way to make a cake. Save time and skip the oven with these amazing recipes. I think you will be amazed by what you can make in your instant pot.

Instant pots and pressure cookers are not new but they have become quite popular. They are a great alternative to a crock pot or slow cooker that take a long time. You can have easy meals and recipes very quickly in your instant pot.  Check out these instant pot recipes for lot’s of great ideas to get you started.

Heads up… if you want to make a cake in your Instant Pot, you definitely need a 6 cup bundt cake pan!

Instant Pot Cake Recipes

Instant pot confetti birthday cake! This ‘set it and forget it’ cake is perfect for the summer months when you don’t want to turn the oven on. And if you forget it in the Instant Pot, it won’t burn!

instant pot cakes

Buttery Instant Pot Almond Pound Cake is the perfect spring or summer dessert served up with fresh berries and homemade whipped cream. It is dense, yet moist and has the most delicious almond flavor. It also tastes great even at room temperature. To make this cake you whip up the cake batter and insert the pan in your instant pot.

Instant Pot Almond Pound Cake

Making a pineapple upside down cake in your instant pot could not be easier.  With just a few steps you will be enjoying an amazing classic dessert! Your Grandma would be so proud.

pineapple upside down cake

Instant Pot Bundt Cake Recipes

Make a delicious apple cake in the Instant Pot. Use your pressure cooker,  to make this moist cake with a yummy maple glaze. If you love apples this is a great cake for you! You will be surprised to find that the only unusual things you’ll need for this recipe are the 6 cup bundt pan and some aluminum foil!

apple cake on white cake stand

Simply perfect Instant Pot Berry Vanilla Cake! You won’t believe how easy it is to make a cake without turning on your oven! This soft and moist vanilla cake is filled with fresh summer berries and topped with a cream cheese glaze making it the perfect dessert for your summer parties! The vanilla extract really sets off the flavors.

When cooking with an instant pot you will almost always need to add a 1/2 cup water to the bottom of the pot before making a sling for the cake pan! Pay attention to this easy tip.

instant pot recipes

This moist blueberry cinnamon coffee cake comes together quickly thanks to Bisquick baking mix, which has all the leavening mixed into it. Blueberries are a favorite in my family, but you can also use fresh or frozen raspberries or blackberries if you prefer.

instant pot coffee cake

This pumpkin chocolate chip cake is the perfect fall dessert but why wait for fall to enjoy this amazing delicious combo of cinnamon, spice and chocolate chips!!


Delicious Monkey Bread that can be made right in your Instant Pot. Cinnamon rolls and a secret ingredient make this the best! This one also requires a 6 cup bundt cake pan! With some planning, you can easily lift the cake out and let it cool! You could be enjoying this amazing cake in no time.

easy monkey bread




Instant Pot Cheesecake Recipes

You won’t believe that this Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake was made in a pressure cooker. OH MY, it is delicious. It has the perfect texture, smooth and silky yet firm. So full of flavor. If you usually go for chocolate desserts you might be surprised to find that this citrus cheesecake is a winner.

instant pot pressure cooker desserts

Instant Pot Oreo Cheesecake may be the easiest cheesecake you’ll ever make. It’s the perfect size for a small family celebration too!

instant pot oreo cheesecake


Instant Pot Chocolate Cake Recipes

Are you ready for some chocolate?! Instant Pot Chocolate Fudge Brownie Cake with toasted walnuts will be a dessert that impresses everyone at the table and makes your chocolate lovers very happy.

You won’t need cocoa powder for this. Did you know brownies actually use a lot less flour and MORE chocolate? These semi-sweet chocolate chips and walnuts set off this amazing dessert!

instant pot brownie cake

Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake is rich, gooey and done in 30 minutes! Perfect quick fix for when those chocolate cravings hit. This is not one where you want to let the chocolate cake cool and is best served  warm with vanilla ice cream!

instant pot lava cake

Instant Pot Chocolate

These chocolate fudge cakes are so full of fudge all because of the fact that they’re made in the instant pot.

chocolate fudge cake

Chocolate Pots de Crème is a decadent and creamy chocolate custard dessert. Baked chocolate custard made in an Instant Pot is effortless and quick.

instant pot dessert


If you are wondering how you can make a cake in an instant pot you have come to the right place. Making a cake is much easier than you think. The most important tool outside of your instant pot is using the right pan, a 6 cup cake pan is essential. Each of these recipes will contain specific instructions, but nearly all recipes, you will need to mix up your ingredients for the cake, pour it into the pan,  then wrap it in foil. Next, you create a sling to place it inside the instant pot. Be sure to follow all the direction in each recipe.

If you recently got an instant pot you will love this instant pot cheat sheet that will help you learn and remember how to cook almost anything!

If you have a sweet tooth you might like this post on instant pot desserts.

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