Instant Pot Recipes

Holiday Desserts – Instant Pot Style!

December 2, 2017

Instant Pot Christmas Desserts

Christmas will be here before you know it! If you’re in the process of planning any type of holiday get-together it probably means you’ll be serving at least one or two desserts. Am I right?

In case you’re unaware, your Instant Pot is the perfect vessel to use for reducing the stress level of the entire dessert making process. Yay!

What follows is a variety of Christmas desserts, suitable for your pressure cooker. I hope you take a few minutes to check them out. You’ll find layer cakes, apple dumplings, cheesecake and more. If you’re looking for vegan or gluten-free options, you’ll find them in this list as well. Let the “Instant Potting” begin!

Instant Pot Passion Fruit Pie – Living Sweet Moments

You probably don’t think of serving passion fruit at Christmastime. But, this beautiful pie adds a splash of color and yummy flavor to any holiday gathering.

Instant Pot Homemade Strawberry Cake – Recipe This

Doesn’t this strawberry sponge cake look heavenly? It’s three moist layers of yellow cake seperated by layers of your favorite strawberry jam.

Instant Pot Apple Dumplings – Tastes of Lizzy T

Surprise your holiday lunch or dinner guests with these beautiful apple dumplings. For best results, use Granny Smith apples or something similar.

Caramel Flan Recipe – Cleverly Me

Whether you serve this caramel flan plain or “dressed up” a bit, your friends and family will most certainly thank you for it. Think of it as rich and creamy custard pie without the crust.

Instant Pot Vegan Holiday Orange Spice Cake – Instant Pot Eats

This vegan orange spice cake calls for orange juice and maple syrup. Feel free to switch out the fruit and nuts with what you already have in the cupboard.

Pressure Cooker Keto Chocolate Cheesecake – Low Carb Yum

The Instant Pot produces yummy cheesecake, without a lot of extra effort. This chocolate version is both low-carb and gluten-free… yay!

The Best Instant Pot Strawberry Cobbler – Food ‘n Service

Cobbler is a tasty alternative to pie. This recipe serves two, which makes it the perfect choice for an intimate Christmas dessert option for you and your honey.

Instant Pot Cheesecake Recipe – Greta’s Day

It seems like everybody is making cheesecake in their Instant Pot. If you’ve never thought to add cottage cheese to your favorite cheesecake recipe, you’re in for a real treat.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Instant Pot Bread – Adventures of a Nurse

This isn’t quite cheesecake… it isn’t quite bread. It’s a yummy cross between the two, thanks to the versatility of your Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake – Slap Dash Mom

Salted caramel is good on almost anything. On top of this cheesecake, it’s festively fantastic!


If we get started now, we can knock out all these recipes before Christmas! 😀

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