Instant Pot Coffee Cake Recipe

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The Ultimate Instant Pot Coffee Cake

The coffee cake made in an instant pot is delicious, rich with chocolate chips, and moist and delicate. This dish is excellent for breakfast, a snack, or an indulgent dessert. In fact, it tastes a lot like Starbucks coffee cake, only better.

This is the best cake to have for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack. You could even serve it as the perfect dessert with your favorite meal.

The best part is that you can add your favorite things to the original recipe to make it uniquely your own. 

How to serve:

This is the perfect recipe for a tender cake whether you want it for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Serve this delicious chocolate chip coffee cake with a hot cup of coffee. Here are some other serving ideas:

  • This goes great with a large bowl of fresh fruit for breakfast.
  • Add a drizzle of¬†melted frosting¬†on top before serving.
  • Alternatively, you can use maple syrup instead of frosting.
  • Another idea is to add a spoonful of our caramel sauce¬†on top.
  • Our coffee cake also goes great with a glass of ice-cold milk.
  • Add a dollop of¬†whipped cream¬†or ice cream for a creamier dessert.

Serve for Breakfast or with our Slow Cooker Beef & Noodles

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Coming to pressure: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 502kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 3¬†cups¬†all-purpose flour
  • 1/2¬†teaspoon¬†salt
  • 1 1/2¬†teaspoon¬†baking powder
  • 1 1/2¬†teaspoon¬†baking soda
  • 3/4¬†cup¬†unsalted butter¬†(softened to room temperature)
  • 1 1/2¬†cup¬†granulated sugar sugar
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†vanilla extract
  • 1/2¬†teaspoon¬†almond extract
  • 3¬†eggs
  • 1 1/2¬†cup¬†sour cream¬†(or greek yogurt)
  • 1/2¬†cup¬†chocolate chips
  • 1¬†cup¬†pecans chopped¬†(or slivered almonds)
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†orange zest
  • 1¬†cup¬†brown sugar
  • 2¬†teaspoons¬†cinnamon
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†nutmeg


  • Keep in mind: This recipe makes 2 mini bundt cakes in your IP.
  • Spray the inside of a 6 cup bundt pan with non-stick spray, also you can use a 7inch cake pan. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  • In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar, orange zest, vanilla, almond extract, eggs, and sour cream until smooth.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients mixture, mix at low speed until smooth.
  • Using a spatula, fold in the chocolate chips until well combined.
  • In another medium bowl, mix together the brown sugar, chopped nuts, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Divide the cake batter and brown sugar mixture in half now, so you have enough for 2 cakes.
  • Spoon in 1/3 of half of your brown sugar mixture into a bundt pan, then spoon in 1/2 of the divided coffee cake batter.
  • Spoon in another 1/3 of your brown sugar mixture on top of the batter inside your bundt pan.
  • Put the remaining 1/2 of your coffee cake batter on top and sprinkle the remaining brown sugar mix on top. Make sure the pan is not more than 3/4 full.
  • Cover the pan with foil.
  • Put a trivet inside your Instant Pot. Pour 2 cups of water inside the pot
  • Lower your bundt pan into your Instant Pot and on top of your trivet.
  • Close the lid and steam valve.
  • Press the cake button and adjust to 35 min or press manual, input 35 minutes on high pressure.
  • Allow after that for pressure to naturally release completely.
  • Carefully lift the bundt pan, remove foil, and set on a cooling rack until completely cool.
  • Carefully flip over onto a plate.
  • Optionally mix 1/2 cup of powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon of milk and drizzle on top of the cool cake.
  • Slice and serve.


Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 576IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3mg
All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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