Whether you’ve had your Instant Pot for a while or you’re a complete novice, this list of easy recipes to try will transform your cooking repertoire. Each one of these totally crave-worthy Instant Pot dessert recipes has been tried and tested to ensure that even the sweetest tooth will be satisfied, and with a huge chunk sliced off the cooking time, your sweet treats are a lot closer than you think!
Creamy Instant Pot Cheesecake
If New York style cheesecake is your dessert bag, try this vibrant strawberry version which can be made in an Instant Pot with just 40 minutes of cooking.
Easy Instant Pot Rice Pudding
Rice pudding must be one of the most comforting foods around, but it can take forever to cook. Follow this Instant Pot recipe and you’ll have four creamy servings in just 15 minutes.
The Best Instant Pot Applesauce
Whether you want to spoon it or bake with it, this cinnamon applesauce recipe will give you a whopping eight servings which will be ready in a mere 300 seconds.
Instant Pot Cinnamon Rolls
The list of ingredients for these cinnamon rolls might seem long, but it will be so worth it when you have warm and fragrant bakes to eat with your morning coffee.
Orange Creamsicle Custard Cups
Healthy and tasty, this Instant Pot dessert recipe will let you make 5 jars of creamy custard cups which are sweetened with Stevia and include an added boost of collagen.
Instant Pot Cherry Clafoutis
This recipe puts a more elegant spin on cherries and custard as it combines the two in a light and creamy custardy cake which steams in just 20 minutes.
Instant Pot Molten Lava Cakes
If you’re looking for a romantic and indulgent Instant Pot dessert recipe, these molten lava cakes are perfectly sized pots of decadence, and take only 20 minutes to make.
Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake
With a Graham Cracker and sea salt crust, this pumpkin cheesecake will make a delicious and apt addition to the Thanksgiving table, or just for a Saturday night in!
Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake
Even the plainest of Bundt cakes look amazing, simply due to their shape, but this one is prettily dotted throughout with tiny black poppy seeds, and topped with a delicious lemon syrup.
Keto Instant Pot Carrot Cake
Low carb and gluten free, this carrot and zucchini cake comes out of the Instant Pot moist and light with the delightful tastes and aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom.
Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake
Key lime cheesecake has just the right balance between sweet and zesty, and this particular version is rich and creamy, and takes just 25 minutes in the Instant Pot, plus overnight chilling.
Instant Pot Lemon Curd
If your only experience of lemon curd has been out of a jar, you are seriously missing out, because this creamy homemade 9 minute version is on a whole other level.
Churros have got to be one of the best dessert-type snacks you can eat with your fingers, and this recipe makes the cutest churro balls using muffin mix and rolled in brown sugar.
Instant Pot Baked Apples
In as little as 5 minutes, you can have a steaming hot baked apple on your plate, stuffed with a deliciously buttery mix of cinnamon, brown sugar, and crunchy walnuts.
Instant Pot Lemon Custard
Sometimes you want something that’s sweet but not stodgy, especially after a heavy meal, which is where this wonderfully light and creamy gluten free lemon custard cup comes in.
Instant Pot Cherry Dump Cake
A cherry dump cake is one of the easiest ways to make a dessert as you literally dump the fruit and cake mix into a dish, and bake for 25 minutes.
Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Creme Brulee
There’s something so decadent about breaking through the hard, caramelized top of a crème brulee, but this one hides a delicious secret – the flavor and comfort of pumpkin spice.
Custard is one of those comfort foods that makes everything seem a little better, and these little pots of sunny cheerfulness take a mere 8 minutes to cook, and only seconds to devour.
Fudgy Instant Pot Brownies
Make this brownie recipe in the Instant Pot and you’ll never bake them in the oven again. Rich, moist, and fudgy, these brownies are made in a round pan instead of the traditional squares.
Instant Pot Apple Cinnamon Cake
Apple cinnamon cake is equally delicious with ice cream or a cup of coffee, but however you decide to eat it, this one takes just one hour in the IP.
Low Carb Chocolate Mousse
This moreish chocolate mousse contains only 4.4g net carbs thanks to the Swerve sweetener used in place of sugar, but it tastes just as delicious as the regular sugary treat.
Instant Pot Lemon Berry Pudding
Sweet and tangy at the same time, this beautifully vibrant steamed lemon and berry pudding will make you think of summer even before the first mouthful has even passed your lips.
This cheesecake just looks like it’s going to be delicious, and it really is. With a crushed Oreo and butter crust, and a cream cheese and Oreo filling, it’s absolutely divine.
Instant Pot Dark Chocolate Caramel Brownie Pudding
Gooey, chocolatey, nutty, and salty – if these are some of the words with which you would describe your idea of dessert heaven, then this Instant Pot brownie pudding recipe is for you.
Instant Pot Flan
Oozing with a caramelized sugar syrup, this flan dessert requires only 4 ingredients (plus water) which you probably already have in the kitchen – milk, sugar, eggs, and a tsp vanilla extract.
Instant Pot Pancake Bites
If you have an Instant Pot egg mold, the world is your oyster, or in this case, pancake bite! Made with juicy blueberries, they’re the perfect grab and go treat.
Instant Pot Chocolate Bundt Cake
A step (or ten) up from a plain bundt cake, this rich, moist chocolate version is topped with smooth, creamy ganache and finished off with colorful sugar strands.
Instant Pot Tapioca Pudding
If tapioca pudding takes you back to your childhood, try this easy recipe which can be cooked in under 10 minutes and needs just five simple ingredients, plus 2 cups of water.
Instant Pot Cheesecake Bites
Don’t these little cheesecake bites look like little balls of Heaven? With a sweet cream cheese filling and Graham Cracker crumb, they’re finished off with a dollop of delicious cherries.
For a comforting dessert which makes you think of summer, try fresh, juicy peaches stuffed with a cobbler filling and topped with ice cream for a simple Instant Pot dessert recipe idea.
Chocolate Cake Bites
These little chocolate cake bites are small enough that you won’t feel guilty for indulging in one, but so delicious that you will really feel like you’ve truly indulged.
Instant Pot Flour-less Orange Chocolate Cake
If you’re following a gluten free diet, this flourless chocolate orange cake will satisfy even the sweetest of cravings, as it contains Hershey’s chocolate and is smothered with whipped cream topping.
Instant Pot Apple Dumplings
This recipe makes short work of apple dumplings, as it uses premade crescent roll dough filled with apple, and added to a syrup made with butter, sugar, and comforting cinnamon.
Instant Pot Yaksik
Both sticky and sweet, this Korean dessert is a delicious concoction of soy sauce, sugar, dates, chestnuts, and rice, which is decorated with pine nuts and a classic jujube flower.
Instant Pot Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake
Anything with ‘creamsicle’ in the name is bound to be delicious, and this cheesecake – which is topped with a swirling orange cream cheese filling – really does live up to that promise.
Molten Brownie Pudding
Dark, rich, and delicious – these are just some of the words you could use to describe the little pot of loveliness that is the molten brownie pudding which oozes cocoa-y goodness.
Instant Pot Passion Fruit Pie
If your sweet tooth leans more towards fruit than chocolate, try out this Instant Pot dessert recipe which makes a deliciously creamy cheesecake that is topped with a passion fruit coulis.
Instant Pot Custard
If it’s made with custard, it’s definitely a comfort food, and these little custard pots are creamy and homey, and include just the right amount of nutmeg for a nutty, spicy touch.
Pecan Pie Cheesecake
Pecan pie is a staple of many a Holiday menu, and this recipe shows you how to create a pecan pie cheesecake with a Graham Cracker crumb and creamy pecan-topped filling.
Instant Pot Cheesecake in a Jar
Add a quirky look to cheesecake by making it in a glass jar so that the layers of buttery Graham Crackers, cream cheese filling, and glossy fruit compote really show through.
Date Sweetened Instant Pot Carrot Cake
Cooking this carrot cake in the Instant Pot will leave it moist and light, and because it’s sweetened with dates rather than refined sugar, you can eat it with a clear conscience, too.
Cinnamon Apples with a Thick Brown Sugar Glaze
If apples mean fall has arrived for you, take a look at this 10 minute recipe which results in a beautifully autumnal dish of cinnamon apples with a brown sugar and maple syrup glaze.
Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake
This is one of the easiest hot desserts you can make; using canned peaches and cake mix, at the end of the 30 minutes you will be rewarded with a delicious peach cobbler.
Coconut Mini Cake
Make a mini bundt cake in the Instant Pot and you will have a cute but delicious coconut treat which is ideal with a morning coffee or an afternoon pot of tea.
Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake
You either love salted caramel or you hate it, but either way, this Instant Pot cheesecake is absolutely delicious, from its sweet creamy filling to its comforting buttery crust.
Instant Pot Apple Crisp
A couple of minutes in the broiler will add a delightful crunch to this apple crisp, which cooks in just 10 minutes and is topped with a delicious cinnamon-oaty crumb.
Instant Pot Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Using a bundt pan will make this dessert look incredibly pretty, as the pineapples and cherries mingle on top of a light and fluffy yellow cake sponge round.
Easy Instant Pot Monkey Bread
Monkey bread is fun by name and nature as the delicious pecan, brown sugar, and cinnamon loaf is designed to be pulled apart by friends or family for breakfast.
Instant Pot Dulce De Leche
Your sweet tooth will be fully satisfied with this totally indulgent dulce de leche. Made with condensed milk and vanilla, you can drizzle, pipe, or even just spoon it into your mouth.
Instant Pot Gingerbread Bread Pudding
Celebrate the Holidays with a traditional dessert which has been given a wintertime twist – gingerbread bread pudding. Full of seasonal flavorings, it could become your new family favorite.