Clean Eating Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

This delicious cake is perfect for celebrating the coming of fall without warming up the oven.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Warm up and cool down 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Calories 151 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice (no sugar added)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
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  1. Oil a 6 inch, round cake pan and set aside.

  2. Set a trivet inside the Instant Pot insert and pour in 2 cups of water.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients until well combined.

  4. Then, using a wooden spoon to stir, add all other ingredients and stir them together until well combined.

  5. Pour into the oiled cake pan.

  6. Set the cake pan on the trivet in your instant pot.

  7. Secure the lid on the IP and close the vent.

  8. Press the manual button and adjust time to 12 minutes.

  9. Allow for at least a 10 minute natural release before finishing with a quick release.

  10. Set the cake pan on a heat-safe surface and allow to cool enough to handle the pan with your hands.

  11. Run a spatula around the edge of the cake to separate the edges from the cake pan. Then turn over onto a cooling rack to finish cooling.

  12. Slice as desired and serve.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 slice (out of 8))
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Sodium 83mg4%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1190IU24%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.