The Best Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

Many people think about using their Instant Pot Pressure Cookers to make classic comfort dishes, such as chili or soup. The truth is that the Instant Pot can also be used to create fantastic desserts. 

We have compiled a collection of 20+ delicious, sweet-tooth satisfying desserts, all made using the Instant Pot. Some of our favorite desserts, such as a tempting cheese cakes, brownies, carrot cake and bread puddings are all here.

We have also added a few new favorites, including and Indian dessert called Bhapa Doi, which is similar to a cheesecake but lighter. You will also find some vegan, gluten and dairy-free Instant Pot Dessert recipes in the collection.

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20+ Easy Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

Instant Pot Chocolate Cake

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This one bowl Chocolate Cake is perfect for small celebrations or anytime you don’t feel like turning on the oven! An Instant Pot dessert that is chocolatey, fudgy and moist. – Samantha Dawn

Instant Pot Flan Napolitano

Instant Pot Flan
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Flan Napolitano is a rich Egg Custard Flan made with cream cheese for added flavor and texture drenched in a dark caramel sauce.

Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Cake 

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Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Cake is Primal and Gluten-free, fast to make and SUPER moist and delicious! – Megan Stevens

Instant Pot Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Instant Pot Carrot Cake
Instant Pot Carrot Cake   The Steamy Cooker

This moist Carrot Cake is made with whole wheat flour and sour cream, and topped with cream cheese frosting spiked with orange zest.

Instant Pot Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Instant Pot recipe for gluten free Pumpkin Cheesecake made with Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese and enhanced with butterscotch ganache to bring out the maximum Oomph….! – Rupali Agarwal 

Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding

Instant Pot Bread Pudding
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Rich, creamy and so satisfying, this easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding will become your new favorite dessert. Cubed croissants tossed with lemony custard, blueberries, cream cheese and a handful of other ingredients, this decadent dessert can be made in an Air Fryer, Instant Pot or oven. – Aneesha Gupta

Mango Cheesecake

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If you love mangoes and cheesecake, this gluten-free Instant Pot Mango Cheesecake will blow your mind! Sweet mango blended with a custard-like cream cheese filling and baked in a crushed pistachio & cardamom crust. – Aneesha Gupta

Instant Pot Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Instant Pot Chocolate Cake
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Decadent double chocolate cake topped with chocolate cream cheese frosting. This cake is steamed in an Instant Pot, which allows for even cooking and a perfectly light moist cake.

Creamy Instant Pot Rice Pudding

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Super creamy 4-ingredient Instant Pot Rice Pudding topped with sweet caramel sauce. This fail-proof recipe guarantees that dreamy creamy texture and an amazing taste! – Diana Sh

Instant Pot Betty Crocker Apple Crisp

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Apple Crisp is a timeless classic dessert that brings you the Best flavors of spices, oats and cooked apples. Using Granny Smith apples you can even get a nice amount of tartness in every bite. – Rebecca Johnston

Instant Pot Animal Cookie Cheesecake Bites

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Instant Pot Animal Cookie Cheesecake Bites are adorable, delicious and the perfect bite of cheesecake. These miniature cheesecakes are the ultimate party food and perfect for a birthday party! – Kathy Headrick Hodson

Bhapa Doi

Instant Pot Bhapa Doi
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Mishti doi (or Bhapa doi) is a fabulous 5-ingredient Indian dessert resembling cheesecake. Made with Greek yogurt and a strawberry topping, it is super creamy and healthier than regular cheesecake! – Saima Zaidi

Instant Pot Rice Pudding – Healthy & Vegan

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Instant Pot rice pudding is a delightfully fuss-free dessert made with simple ingredients found in most pantries. Perfect for all those busy moms out there! Plus, this one is healthier than you momma’s rice pudding! No sugar, no dairy, no eggs! – Ulrike Ueberacker

Instant Pot Bread Pudding 

Instant Pot Recipes
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Make this Instant Pot Bread Pudding with your favorite bread! Use brioche or challah or even gluten-free. Whatever your diet, this recipe is indulgent and perfect, a great Instant Pot dessert! – Megan Stevens

Instant Pot Brownies Made From Scratch

Instant Pot Brownies
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These moist & fudgy Instant Pot brownies are easy to make from scratch. Enjoy with some vanilla ice-cream for a perfect dessert! – Meeta Arora

Instant Pot Cranberry Cheesecake

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Looking for the perfect dessert? Look no further than this amazing, make ahead friendly Instant Pot Cranberry Cheesecake! Their individual size means only 7 minutes under pressure. – Allyson Letal

Instant Pot Coconut Pumpkin Halwa

Coconut Pumpkin Halwa
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Coconut Pumpkin Halwa, also called as Kaddu ka Halwa, is an Indian pumpkin dessert made with pumpkin, sugar, ghee, coconut and nuts. It can be cooked in a pressure cooker on the stovetop or Instant pot and takes less than 30 minutes to make this delicious dessert! – Meeta Arora

Instant Pot Dairy Free Bread Pudding

Instant Pot Bread Pudding
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Dairy-free, egg-free bread pudding in the instant pot and a quick caramel sauce. Instant pot bread pudding – so easy to make and insanely delicious. Plus, it’s eggless and doesn’t contain any dairy. Thus, this creamy and delicious Bread Pudding is vegan too. – Sophie Goel

Instant Pot Peppermint Milkshake Cheesecake

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Instant Pot Peppermint Milkshake Cheesecake is like an ice cream shake on a Chocolate Cake base. White Chocolate Mousse adds a layer of deliciousness. – Jill Selkowitz

Instant Pot Banana Bread Bites

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Instant Pot Banana Bread Bites are yummy little treats. Make these easy, tasty pressure cooker banana bread bites and watch how fast they get gobbled up! – Sandy Clifton

Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake

Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake
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Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake is a rich, chocolatey little cake with a warm, gooey center of yummy chocolate “lava”. This is an impressive Instant Pot dessert that is very simple to make. – Sandy Clifton

Instant Pot Honey Orange Pumpkin Pie 

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Tired of the traditional holiday pies? Shake things up with this paleo and GAPS-friendly Honey Orange Pumpkin Pie in the Instant Pot! You won’t regret it! – Jason-Rachel Todd

Instant Pot Cupcakes | Cardamom Pound Cake

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These Instant Pot Cupcakes are made in the style of cardamom pound cake with cardamom glaze are reminiscent of homemade old-fashioned cakes your grandmother would have made, with simple ingredients. – Neena Panicker

Easy Instant Pot Peach Crisp

Instant Pot Peach Crisp
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Instant Pot Peach Crisp is made with fresh, juicy peaches, and topped with crisp, crunchy oatmeal streusel. If you’re a peach cobbler fan, you’ll love this Instant Pot dessert. – Neena Panicker

Homemade Churros Bites – Churros Muffins

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Churros bites – churros muffins are coated in cinnamon sugar and are kind of like a cross between a muffin and a donut hole. One huge difference is these are baked in Instant- pot and not fried. It’s a perfect way to use the egg bite molds add on for Instant Pot. – Sonia Saluja

Here are some additional Instant Pot Recipes you might enjoy!