I can give up meat, or give up carbs, but the one thing I can’t give up: desserts. And with the instant pot that makes them super convenient, fast, and easy to make, it’s a sign that dessert is meant to be eaten every single day. Luckily, I’ve got a mix of decadent and surprisingly healthy instant pot desserts to satisfy that sweet tooth whenever the sugar craving hits.
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- Fun-colored whisk to whip up your tasty desserts. Made with silicone to avoid a metallic taste in your final product.
- Trivet to set your dessert pan on to ensure the right heat distribution to create the perfect desserts.
- Regular cake pan (not removable bottom or springfoam) so you don’t lose any of that ooey gooey goodness to leakage.
Or check out this list of top recommended instant pot accessories by the best Insta-pot cooks on the web.
Insta-pot dessert 2. Key lime pie
Fruit makes a dessert healthy, right? Joking, but what’s not a joke is how fast this pie can be made in the instant pot: less than 15 minutes. (via Living Sweet Moments)
Instant pot dessert recipe 3. Lemon curd
If you can’t get your hands on limes for the pie above, you can top with this lemon curd instead. This smooth, creamy topping is great for flavoring instant pot cheesecake, as a spread for instant pot bread, or in parfait, among other ideas. (via Pressure Cook Recipes)
Insta-pot dessert recipe 4. Dulce de leche
Another versatile topping, a thick, creamy caramel, that’s made from just 2 ingredients: condensed milk and vanilla extract. (via Garden in the Kitchen)
Insta-pot dessert 6. Fruit cobbler
Just as easy to make as the dump cake is this cobbler. Some yummy choices include peach cobbler, blueberry cobbler, and strawberry cobbler. Or try another filling to your liking. (via Fork to Spoon)
Insta-pot dessert recipe 8. Tapioca pudding
Another pudding dessert that you don't have to feel guilty about, this time made from tapioca pearls. One of the simplest desserts to make, made even easier since you won’t need to soak the tapioca pearls prior to making this treat. (via Pressure Cooking Today)
Instant pot dessert 9. Maple flan
Another healthier variation of a dessert, this flan doesn’t used processed milk and contains the just enough maple to add the right amount of sweetness. (via Traditional Cooking School)
Insta-pot dessert 10. Peanut butter blondies
Here's a delicious dessert that you would never guess what the base is made from: chickpeas! Yeah, the same stuff for hummus. In. a. brownie. Plus it’s dairy and grain-free, meaning vegan, low-carb, paleo-friendly. Use agave syrup in place of honey and these diet-friendly chocolate chips. (via Instant Loss)
There you go, with this selection of instant pot desserts, you can indulge that sweet tooth with or without it weighing on your health conscious.