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Desserts have always been my weakness!

Growing up, there was always dessert after lunch and dinner. Always.

From cheesecake to flan, to arroz con leche, to pound cake – my dad always had to have his dessert after a meal. I remember every time we ate, he’d finish eating and immediately ask my mom, “Que hay de postre?”

Translation: “What’s for dessert?”

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So clearly, I’ve always had a love for desserts and baking. Now that I have an Instant Pot, I’ve ventured into making so many desserts that I had never tried before for fear of them being too complicated. Like my mom’s Arroz con Leche, which is now a breeze with the Instant Pot.

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Because of my love for desserts, it’s only fitting to share with you an awesome compilation of some amazingly delicious Instant Pot desserts. There are all kinds of choices for you, including several options for people with special diets. Also, if you’re a cheesecake lover, you will find plenty of varieties and flavors to choose from!

Instant Pot Desserts

I have divided the dessert recipes into categories, so you can quickly find what you’re looking for. Just click on one of the categories below and it will take you to that particular list. Enjoy!

Custard, Pudding and Mousse

In the mood for a silky smooth custard, a creamy pudding, or a light and fluffy mousse? You’re sure to find a creamy, delicious dessert to satisfy your craving in the list below.

  • Arroz con Leche from One Happy Housewife

    Absolutely fabulous! This easy to make Instant Pot Arroz Con Leche recipe is so creamy and delicious. You’ll want to have seconds, and maybe even thirds!

  • pressure cooker bhapa doi
    Bhapa Doi Steamed Yogurt Pudding from This Old Gal

    This steamed yogurt pudding is a traditional Indian dessert that resembles flan.

  • instant pot carrot halwa
    Carrot Halwa from Piping Pot Curry

    This delicious carrot pudding is a healthy and light option when it comes to desserts. Traditionally from North India, it is a milk and carrot based dessert.

  • patriotic low carb vanilla mousse instant pot
    Low Carb Vanilla Mousse from My Life Cookbook

    Who knew you could make mousse in the Instant Pot? This looks like a must try recipe.

  • low carb chocolate mousse instant pot mylifecookbook
    Low Carb Chocolate Mousse from My Life Cookbook

    A low carb chocolate mousse made easy in the Instant Pot? Yes, please!

  • carrot kheer pressure cooker
    Carrot Pudding / Carrot Kheer from Piping Pot Curry

    This Indian carrot pudding is easy and delicious and has no added sugar. A healthy option indeed!

  • pressure cooker creme brulee
    Creme Brulee from Let’s Dish

    I’m a huge fan of creme brulee! It’s so easy to make in the Instant Pot.

  • pressure cooker grandmas quick egg custard
    Quick Egg Custard from This Old Gal

    I love a good custard, and this Instant Pot version looks easy and delicious!

  • rice pudding kheer instant pot
    Rice Pudding / Kheer from Piping Pot Curry

    This delicious Indian version of Rice Pudding is easy and tasty. A great twist on a traditional dessert.

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    Rice Pudding from Real Food

    This Rice Pudding is gluten-free and so easy to make in the Instant Pot!


Cheesecake

Cheesecake is something of a rite of passage for avid Instant Pot users – lovingly known as ‘Potheads’. There are tons of delicious Instant Pot cheesecake recipes out there – New York, chocolate, pumpkin, orange and so much more.

So, choose your favorite below and earn that cheesecake badge if you haven’t already.

  • instant pot new york cheesecake
    New York Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    If what you want is a traditional, New York Cheesecake, then this is the one for you.

  • instant pot chocolate espresso cheesecake
    Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake from Vintage Kitty

    If you’re a fan of chocolate and coffee, this Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake is the way to go! A smooth and rich cheesecake packed with flavor!

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    Low Carb Cheesecake (Keto) from Savory Tooth

    This low carb cheesecake promises to deliver great taste without the extra carbs. This one is perfect for those on the Keto diet!

  • skinny cheesecake or cheesecake bites
    Skinny Cheesecake from Spice Cravings

    A slightly healthier alternative to traditional cheesecake, this skinny cheesecake provides all the flavor with less of the calories!

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    Instant Pot Cheesecake from My Crazy Good Life

    This delicious looking cheesecake is a healthier option that won’t ruin your diet. It uses healthier choices for both the filling and the crust.

  • instant pot eggnog cheesecake
    Eggnog Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    Eggnog and cheesecake combined? That sounds like a dream come true! This one is a must try.

  • pressure cooker new york cheesecake
    New York Cheesecake from Let’s Dish

    Sometimes, all you need is a slice of New York-style Cheesecake to satisfy your craving.

  • instant pot white chocolate raspberry swirl cheesecake
    White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake from Homemade Food Junkie

    White chocolate and raspberry make an amazing combination in any dessert. This cheesecake, I’m sure, is no exception!

  • instant pot chocolate orange cheesecake
    Chocolate Orange Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    Chocolate and orange combined in a cheesecake sounds like a fantastic idea to me! Chocolatey and orange goodness all around!

  • pressure cooker italian meyer lemon ricotta cheesecake
    Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake from This Old Gal

    This Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake is a lighter option to traditional cheesecake. The fluffiness is perfection!

  • instant pot chocolate cheesecake
    Chocolate Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    A good old Chocolate Cheesecake to hit that sweet spot is all you need!

  • pressure cooker dreamy orange cheesecake
    Dreamy Orange Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    This Orange Cheesecake tastes just like a dream! I love making it and it’s always a hit!

  • instant pot carmel pumpkin cheesecake
    Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake has fall written all over it!

  • pressure cooker keto chocolate cheesecake
    Chocolate Cheesecake (Keto) from Low Carb Yum

    This Chocolate Cheesecake is a perfect choice for those following the Keto diet and needing a little chocolate in their life!

  • strawberry lime cheesecake
    Strawberry Lime Cheesecake from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    Strawberry Lime Cheesecake sounds incredibly fresh and delicious! This low carb cheesecake is perfect for those following the Trim Healthy Mama journey.

  • instant pot white chocolate peppermint cheesecake
    White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    A peppermint twist on a traditional favorite! This White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake is a treat not just for the holidays!

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    Peanut Butter Cheesecake (Low Carb) from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    Peanut Butter Cheesecake sounds delightful! Plus, it’s low carb, so you’ll have less guilt!

  • instant pot pumpkin cheesecake
    Pumpkin Cheesecake from Simply Happy Foodie

    This creamy Pumpkin Cheesecake has the perfect combination of spices mixed with the delicious sweetness of cheesecake.

  • instant pot cherry cheesecake
    Cherry Cheesecake from Conserva Mom

    A traditional cheesecake topped with delicious cherries! Can’t go wrong there.

  • pressure cooker chocolate cheesecake
    Chocolate Cheesecake from Let’s Dish

    Rich and creamy Chocolate Cheesecake made easy! This is one I hope to make soon!

  • instant pot keto ricotta lemon cheesecake
    Keto Ricotta Lemon Cheesecake from Two Sleevers

    A great option for those on the Keto diet, this Ricotta Lemon Cheesecake is a fresh take on the traditional cheesecake.

  • pressure cooker new york cheesecake
    New York Cheesecake from This Old Gal

    One of the most popular recipes for New York Cheesecake. If this is your first time making cheesecake in the Instant Pot, this is a great one to start with.

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    Chocolate Cheesecake (Low Carb) from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    This low carb Chocolate Cheesecake is supposed to deliver lots of yumminess without the extra carbs. It follows the Trim Healthy Mama plan.

  • irresistible instant pot dulce de leche cheesecake
    Dulce de Leche Cheesecake from Living Sweet Moments

    I love this recipe so much and have made it several times! The Dulce de Leche cheesecake flavor is perfection!

  • chocolate swirl instant pot oreo cheesecake
    Chocolate Swirl Oreo Cheesecake from Paint the Kitchen Red

    This Chocolate Swirl Oreo Cheesecake is perfect for the chocolate lover. Chocolate everywhere in this beauty!

  • instant pot 6 inch new york style cheesecake
    New York Cheesecake from Homemade Food Junkie

    Delicious and creamy New York Cheesecake made easy in the Instant Pot!

Cakes

Cake in the Instant Pot?!? Yes, sir!!

There are some amazing options for making a cake in the Instant Pot. From decadent lava cakes to bundt cakes, you’ll definitely want to browse this section!

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    Turtle Lava Cakes from One Happy Housewife

    So rich and delicious! These Turtle Lava Cakes are an indulgence like no other!

  • instant pot cakes jar
    Cakes in a Jar from Awe Filled Homemaker

    What a great concept this is! Cakes in a Jar makes it easy to personalize your cakes to everyone’s liking!

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    Chocolate Lava Cake from Adventures of a Nurse

    Traditional Chocolate Lava Cake is easy to make in the Instant Pot. Decadent and delicious!

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    3 Ingredient Instant Pot Cake from The Typical Mom

    Only 3 ingredients to a delicious and incredibly moist cake right out of the Instant Pot.

  • instant pot pecan chocolate chip cake
    Pecan Chocolate Chip Cake from Simply Happy Foodie

    Pecans and chocolate make a great pair! Put them together in a cake, and now you’ve really got my attention!

  • delicious instant pot coffee cake
    Coffee Cake from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This delicious Instant Pot Coffee Cake is perfect for brunch, dessert, or even breakfast. Because who doesn’t love cake for breakfast?!

  • red velvet bundt cake in the instant pot
    Red Velvet Bundt Cake from Margin Making Mom

    If you’re looking to “bake” something in the Instant Pot, this moist and delicious cute little bundt cake is a great choice!

  • instant pot dulce de leche lava cake
    Dulce de Leche Lava Cake from Living Sweet Moments

    Lava cakes are amazing to begin with. Add Dulce de leche to them and wow, just wow!

  • aip chocolate cake paleo aip instant pot cookbook
    AIP Chocolate Cake from Delicious Obsessions

    This Instant Pot Chocolate Cake is perfect for those following the Paleo diet.

  • easy instant pot chocolate lava cake
    Chocolate Lava Cake from Paint the Kitchen Red

    A rich and gooey Chocolate Lava Cake is good for the soul!

  • grandmas instant pot pound cake
    Grandma’s Pound Cake from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This recipe is not only delicious but the story behind it will warm your heart!

  • salted caramel molten lava cakes instant pot oven
    Salted Caramel Molten Lava Cakes from Spice Cravings

    A salted caramel twist on the delicious chocolate molten lava cakes. A must try!


Sweet Breads

Banana bread and monkey bread are a breeze in the Instant Pot! So many tasty options to choose from. Your sweet tooth will definitely be satisfied with these sweet bread recipes!

  • pressure cooker grandma mills banana nut bread thisoldgal
    Banana Nut Bread from This Old Gal

    This is the most popular Instant Pot Banana Bread recipe around. If you want to try your hand at making banana bread in the Instant Pot, this is a great choice.

  • instantpot banana french toast
    Banana French Toast from Awe Filled Homemaker

    This delicious Instant Pot Banana French Toast is a great choice for breakfast!

  • instant pot apple bread salted caramel icing
    Apple Bread with Salted Caramel Icing from Adventures of a Nurse

    This Instant Pot Apple Bread with Salted Caramel Icing is a very popular dessert and is definitely one to try!

  • instant pot bread pudding
    Bread Pudding from Simply Happy Foodie

    I love bread pudding! Being able to make it in the Instant Pot makes it doubly sweet!

  • instant pot banana bread gluten free dairy free
    Banana Bread (Gluten & Dairy Free) from In Johnna’s Kitchen

    If you love banana bread but need a gluten-free recipe, this one is definitely worth a try!

  • instant pot monkey bread
    Monkey Bread from Food N Service

    This super popular Monkey Bread recipe is a must try for anyone with an Instant Pot! Sweet perfection!

  • gluten free instant pot hummingbird muffins
    Gluten Free Hummingbird Muffins from Gluten Free Easily

    Gluten-free Hummingbird Muffins have the delicious combination of pecans, bananas, and pineapple. These little cuties are perfect when made in the Instant Pot!

  • caramel pumpkin spice bread pudding in the pressure cooker
    Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding from Margin Making Mom

    Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding sounds so comforting. The perfect fall dessert!

  • pressure cooker banana bread
    Banana Bread from Adventures of a Nurse

    A very popular Instant Pot dessert, this Banana bread is moist and very filling!

  • instant pot bread pudding paleo grain free option sauteed caramelized pears
    Bread Pudding (Paleo grain-free option) from Eat Beautiful

    A great option for those looking for a Paleo, grain-free dessert to satisfy their sweet tooth!

Jams and Applesauce

Perfect for topping your favorite ice cream or eating alone. These jams and applesauces hit the spot!

  • instant pot blueberry jam
    Blueberry Jam from Awe Filled Homemaker

    Blueberry Jam perfection right here. Easy to make and has so many uses! So much faster than the traditional way.

  • instant pot applesauce
    Applesauce from Real Food Real Deals

    This healthy applesauce is a great choice for feeding your children. Only good stuff in here!

  • instant pot strawberry applesauce
    Strawberry Applesauce from Simply Happy Foodie

    If you want to add a special strawberry kick to your applesauce, then this recipe is for you!

  • instant pot apple sauce
    Instant Pot Applesauce from Awe Filled Homemaker

    Once you make applesauce in the Instant Pot, you won’t make it any other way! A few simple and wholesome ingredients and you’re set!

  • instant pot berry jam
    Berry Jam from Real Food Real Deals

    Berry Jam, perfect for topping your favorite desserts or eating on toast. This one is sweetened with maple syrup, so you avoid any added sugar.

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    Applesauce from Simply Happy Foodie

    When you want a delicious, traditional applesauce, this one right here is perfect!


Cobblers, Pies & More

Who doesn’t love a good cobbler or pie? This section has some special and different desserts you can make in your Instant Pot. You definitely don’t want to miss my flan recipe below. One of my favorite desserts which is sure to become one of yours!

  • instant pot peach crisp
    Peach Crisp from Paint the Kitchen Red

    Yummy peach crisp topped with vanilla ice cream sounds perfect to me!

  • the best ever instant pot key lime pie
    Key Lime Pie from Living Sweet Moments

    This Key Lime Pie is absolutely amazing! Perfection right out of the Instant Pot!

  • instant pot flan
    Flan from One Happy Housewife

    One of my favorite desserts growing up! This flan is creamy, delicious and too easy to make. You’ll want to make it all the time!

  • instant pot pakistani zarda sweet rice
    Pakistani Zarda Sweet Rice from Two Sleevers

    If you’re looking for an International dessert, then this Pakistani Zarda Sweet Rice is a great choice!

  • delicious instant mini pumpkin pie
    Mini Pumpkin Pies from Awe Filled Homemaker

    These popular Mini Pumpkin Pies are ideal for get-togethers, and are a great dessert to make with your kids!

  • instant pot dulce de leche
    Dulce de Leche from One Happy Housewife

    No need to wait for hours to turn condensed milk into Dulce de Leche! This stuff is so good, it’s addictive!

  • instant pot passion fruit pie
    Passion Fruit Pie from Living Sweet Moments

    This Passion Fruit Pie is tangy and delicious and when made in the Instant Pot, is easy as pie!

  • instant pot peach cobbler
    Peach Cobbler from Awe Filled Homemaker

    Nothing like some warm, comforting Peach Cobbler. Yummm.

  • fudgy instant pot brownie sundaes
    Fudgy Brownie Sundaes from Paint the Kitchen Red

    These individual Fudgy Brownie Sundaes have a surprising and delicious mint twist!

Special Diet Desserts

If you love desserts but have certain dietary restrictions, then this section is for you! Hopefully, you can find something delicious that works for you! Make sure to look through the recipes carefully, to be certain that these desserts below fit your dietary needs.

  • 21 day fix instant pot apple crisp gluten dairy free
    21 Day Fix Apple Crisp from Confessions of a Fit Foodie

    An easy and quick gluten and dairy free Apple Crisp created for the 21 Day Fix diet. Looks delicious and healthy!

  • low carb chocolate mousse instant pot
    Low Carb Chocolate Mousse from My Life Cookbook

    A low carb chocolate mousse made easy in the Instant Pot? Yes, please!

  • aip chocolate cake paleo aip instant pot cookbook
    AIP Chocolate Cake from Delicious Obsessions

    This Instant Pot Chocolate Cake is perfect for those following the Paleo diet. This recipe is part of a Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook.

  • instant pot banana bread gluten free dairy free
    Banana Bread (Gluten & Dairy Free) from In Johnna’s Kitchen

    If you love banana bread but need a gluten-free recipe, this one is definitely worth a try!

  • chocolate cheesecake
    Chocolate Cheesecake (Low Carb) from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    This low carb Chocolate Cheesecake is supposed to deliver lots of yumminess without the extra carbs. It follows the Trim Healthy Mama plan.

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    Low Carb Cheesecake (Keto) from Savory Tooth

    This low carb cheesecake promises to deliver great taste without the extra carbs. This one is perfect for those on the Keto diet!

  • gluten free instant pot hummingbird muffins
    Gluten Free Hummingbird Muffins from Gluten Free Easily

    Gluten-free Hummingbird Muffins have the delicious combination of pecans, bananas, and pineapple. These little cuties are perfect when made in the Instant Pot!

  • patriotic low carb vanilla mousse instant pot
    Low Carb Vanilla Mousse from My Life Cookbook

    If you want a low carb, fluffy and tasty dessert, this is it!

  • pressure cooker keto chocolate cheesecake
    Chocolate Cheesecake (Keto) from Low Carb Yum

    This Chocolate Cheesecake is a perfect choice for those following the Keto diet and needing a little chocolate in their life!

  • strawberry lime cheesecake
    Strawberry Lime Cheesecake (Low Carb) from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    Strawberry Lime Cheesecake sounds incredibly fresh and delicious! This low carb cheesecake is perfect for those following the Trim Healthy Mama journey.

  • instant pot keto ricotta lemon cheesecake
    Keto Ricotta Lemon Cheesecake from Two Sleevers

    A great option for those on the Keto diet, this Ricotta Lemon Cheesecake is a fresh take on the traditional cheesecake. This recipe is from the creator of many tested and loved Keto recipes for the Instant Pot.

  • instant pot pumpkin pie jaggery crust gluten free grain free refined sugar free dairy free option
    Pumpkin Pie with Jaggery Crust (Gluten Free) from Delicious Obsessions

    A delicious gluten-free pumpkin pie. You don’t have to give up flavor when eating gluten-free!

  • instant pot bread pudding paleo grain free option sauteed caramelized pears
    Bread Pudding (Paleo grain-free option) from Eat Beautiful

    A great option for those looking for a Paleo, grain-free dessert to satisfy their sweet tooth!

  • mamas best peanut butter cheesecake
    Peanut Butter Cheesecake (Low Carb) from Wonderfully Made and Dearly Loved

    Peanut Butter Cheesecake sounds delightful! Plus, it’s low carb, so you’ll have less guilt!


Phew! That was a long list! Now, I gotta go get me some dessert! Hope you find some desserts you love.

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