Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot) Homemade Chocolate Bundt Cake With Ganache Frosting Glaze


Chocolate For Cake:

  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

Homemade Chocolate Ganache:

  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Start by adding the sugar, salt, baking soda and eggs into a large mixing bowl. 

  2. Cream them all together, this will ensure a fluffy cake.

  3. Then mix in the sour cream, vegetable oil, vanilla, and flour.

  4. Mix well.

  5. Then add the boiling water and cocoa powder to a small bowl (I used my measuring cup) and stir until all of the powder is mixed in

  6. en add the chocolate mixture to the cake mixture and mix well.

  7. Meanwhile, prepare your pan, using non-stick cooking spray (with flour works best for bundt cakes)

  8. Then pour in the mixture.

  9. Add your trivet (the one that came with your Instant Pot) and place it in, add 2 cups of water.

  10. Put the bundt cake with the cake batter in it, on top of the trivet.

  11. Add your lid, lock it into place and then make sure that the vent to sealing.

  12. Set the time to 27 minutes, for manual high pressure.

  13. When the time is done, let it naturally release.

  14. Then be careful when you remove the cake and let it cool.

  15. Once the cake is cooled, make the ganache.

  16. Then add the heavy cream and heat it up, (I used the microwave) then add the chocolate chips, mix until the chips are melted.

  17. Pour over the cake.

  18. Plate, serve and enjoy!