Instant pot carrot cake recipe

Everyone loves to eat cake but carrot cake is something special. here we have tried to share a simple yet delicious recipe of instant pot carrot cake which you can make using your instant pot cooker at home even with less time at hands.

Hope you will enjoy this recipe as its spongy cake which you can eat during morning breakfast with a cup of coffer or tea. it would go good as snack also during evening time when you chat with family and friends to unwind after full day at work.

instant pot carrot cake

It is easy to make cake without using your oven as instant pot does it all at less time than oven and is convenient to use rather than turning on oven and setting all things up for making this delicious carrot cake. to buy a instant pot for making this amazing cake checkout all model reviews of instant pots and buy one that suits your budget and needs.


  • 250 grams of carrot
  • 1/2 spoon lemon zest
  • 10 cubes dried apricots
  • 5 spoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grams sugar/ you can use brown sugar as well
  • 200 gram whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 spoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 spoon nutmeg powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 spoon lemon juice
  • 1 spoon baking soda


Add butter to pan and melt it. Take another bowl and add flour, eggs, sugar and butter in it and whisk the mixture until completely done.

Now add baking soda and salt along with other dry ingredients like diced apricots, lemon zest, lemon juice. once everything is mixed well then let is sit for couple of minutes

Take cake making tin/bowl and brush its all sides and bottom with butter or oil to that cake wont stick after getting baked and comes out easily.

After that pour the cake mixture into baking tin of your instant pot and put some water in inner pot of the instant pot. place with cake tin above water level in instant pot with the help of trivet.

once set close the instant pot lid and set the vents to sealing setting. set it at manual settings with 20 minutes cook time at high temperature. once done the timer will stop and cake would be made. let the pressure reduce naturally in 5-10 minutes after that open the lid and take out the cake tin with the help of trivet and place it in the plate for cutting in slices and serving.


  • If you love to add cream cheese on the top of the cake then you make that as well with just 200 gram cheese, 3-4 spoon yogurt, 2-3 spoons of icing sugar and your cheese icing is ready to make your cake look and taste better.
  • you can also add berries, chopped fruits, dry fruits, pumpkin and sun flower seeds etc. on the top of the cake to make it tasty to eat with our favorite toppings before serving to yourself and guests in house.
  • you can also enjoy this cake with scoops of homemade ice cream of different flavors like butter scotch to make it more delicious to eat with tasty ice cream.
  • Take the cake making tin which fits in your instant pot, i would suggest that 7.5 inches or smaller would go best for making cake like this.
  • you can also use coconut oil in place of butter if you like to make it dairy free cake.

Nutritional information

Per slice

  • calories: around 350 calories
  • fats: 15 grams
  • carbohydrates:  4o grams
  • proteins: 6 grams
  • sugar: 22 grams


Try this recipe at least once and let us know your views about it. if you made some additions to the carrot cake then also share with our readers comments below to help them make this tasty carrot cake recipe easily. checkout slow cooker bread pudding recipe and cake recipes with bread machines if you love to eat desserts.

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