Instant Pot Apple Cinnamon Cake is moist and tender, loaded with fresh apples and rich cinnamon flavor! Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or let it cool and sprinkle some powdered sugar on top. The apple cake is made using 7 inch round pan or springform pan right inside your Instant Pot.
Keyword How to make a cake in the Instant Pot, Instant Pot Apple Cake, Instant Pot Dessert
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour15minutes
2 1/2cupsapples(cored, peeled and diced)
1 1/2cupsflour(one and a half cup)
1 1/2teaspoonvanilla extract
2large eggsat room temperature
You will also need:
1cupwater(to be used in the inner pot)
Powdered sugar(to decorate the top of the cake)
Toss chopped apple slices with cinnamon and 2 tablespoon sugar and set aside.
In a large bowl mix dry ingredients: flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside.
In a separate bowl, whisk wet ingredients: oil, orange juice, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Mix wet ingredients into dry ones very well. The resulting batter is very thick and will seem like there is not very much of it - that's OK.
Grease a 7” cake pan (that's where the cake will go into).
Pour half of batter in the cake pan.Spread half of apples on top of the batter.
Add the remaining batter covering most of the apple pieces. Finally, spread the remaining half of apples and any juices on top.
Cover the cake pan tightly with aluminum foil.
Have your Instant Pot plugged in and make sure you have the inner pot in.
Add 1 cup water to Instant Pot. Place the cake pan wrapped in foil on the trivet and now place both in the Instant Pot.
Press Manual, then High pressure and set cook time to 60 minutes. Once done use Natural Pressure release before opening the Instant Pot.
Carefully take the trivet out of the instant pot and remove the foil wrapped caked from the trivet. Next remove the aluminum foil from the cake pan. Now allow the cake to cool for 10-15 minutes and then remove the cake from the pan.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve warm with a bowl of vanilla ice cream!