Easy Instant Pot Dessert Recipes

Think your Instant Pot is only good for hearty soups and stews? Think again. Keep the oven shut and make your favorite sweets on the countertop in your favorite multicooker.

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Instant Pot Monkey Bread

You'll never know this classic sweet bread came out of a multicooker instead of your oven. A couple of little tricks gives it that fresh-baked taste — brown butter lends a nutty aroma and crunchy turbinado sugar melts into the dough and provides caramel-like flavor.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Monkey Bread

Instant Pot Vanilla Cheesecake

Yes, your Instant Pot® can even take care of dessert. This creamy cheesecake comes together in a snap. Swap in 1 1/3 cups graham crackers or chocolate wafer cookie crumbs instead of using vanilla wafers for an easy variation.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Vanilla Cheesecake

Instant Pot Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

If you love the warm, soft and gooey center of a cinnamon roll best, then you have to make these rolls -- they are all center!

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

Instant Pot Caramel Apple-Pear Clafoutis

This Instant Pot® dessert brings out the best sweet, seasonal flavors in a fraction of time it would normally take.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Caramel Apple-Pear Clafoutis

Instant Pot Cookies-and-Cream Cheesecake

The most magical thing about this luscious cheesecake is its cooking time! If you are tired of your favorite cheesecakes hogging your oven for hours, this is the one for you. The cookie crust and bits of cookie throughout make it a cheesecake you won't soon forget.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Cookies-and-Cream Cheesecake

Instant Pot Bread Pudding

Pressure cooking ups the creamy, custardy nature of this classic brunch staple. If you prefer a crispy crust for contrast, just pop the baking dish under the broiler with some sugar on top.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Bread Pudding

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!

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Confetti Birthday Cake

Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

A super-fast way to make dulce de leche in a multi-cooker. And no stirring necessary.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

A pressure cooker makes easy work of this creamy, comforting dessert. It's great both warm or cold, and since the flavors develop overnight, it tastes even better the next day.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake

A food processor and an Instant Pot® make quick work of this creamy, spice-laced dessert. The result is a perfectly creamy cheesecake.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake

Instant Pot Sticky Toffee Pudding

This is the perfect dessert to cook in the Instant Pot® - a sticky, rich pudding cake baked in an adorable, small bundt pan. Flavored with seasonal spices and dates, this will be your new go-to winter dessert. We used alternative flours for the best result with this steaming technique, and the happy side effect is that this dessert is also gluten-free.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Sticky Toffee Pudding