Instant Pot Cheesecake

Today i’m sharing my easy Instant Pot cheesecake recipe video!

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This recipe is the easiest way to make cheesecake. Key tools here are your Instant Pot, and your springform pan. I got mine in this set on Amazon. Use code ‘naturally’ for 10% off the 13 piece set!



  • 5 double sheet graham crackers. (About 1 cup of crumbs)
  • 1/3 cup melted butter


  • 2 1/2 Packages of Cream Cheese (20 oz)
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp flour
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(For best results, allow your cream cheese and sour cream to warm for 1-2 hours on the counter before making your cheesecake.)

  1. Place trivet in Instant Pot and add 2 cups water.
  2. Crush graham crackers to fine powder in food processor and add melted butter.
  3. Line bottom of springform pan with parchment paper.
  4. Dump crackers into pan and press down to bottom of pan.
  5. Using a stand or hand mixer, mix cream cheese and sugar for 2 minutes.
  6. Scrape sides of bowl and mix again.
  7. Add sour cream to bowl and mix 1 minute, then scrape down sides.
  8. Separate egg yolks and set aside.
  9. Add egg yolks, vanilla, and flour to bowl and mix for 1 minute.
  10. Scrape sides, and mix for another minute or until combined well and smooth.
  11. Pour cheesecake filling into springform pan and place on trivet in the Instant Pot.
  12. Put lid on Instant Pot, set valve to sealing, and pressure cook for 35 minutes.
  13. Allow pot to fully naturally release and the safety pin to drop.
  14. Open pot and dab cheesecake with a paper towel.
  15. Remove cheesecake with silicone mitts and allow to cool on the counter about 1 hour.
  16. Remove sides of springform pan and store in the refrigerator overnight.
  17. Once set, you can lift the cheesecake from the bottom pan and peel away the parchment paper.
  18. Serve with your favorite cheesecake toppings. Some of my faves are caramel sauce, dulce de leche, and lime curd. Sooo yummy- Enjoy!

Looking for more easy  Instant Pot recipes? Check out my Instant Pot Dinners recipe video for two new dinner recipes or my new ebook for a total of 10 quick and easy dinners!

xoxo Brittany

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1 Comment

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    October 12, 2019 at 10:56 am

    Hi there, I tried to make this cheesecake, but when i opened the pot, the top looked like it exploded and there was cheesecake on the bottom of the pot which looked like a butter slurry. What do you think I did wrong?

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