Instant Pot Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe
Although most people only own one Instant Pot, or similar cooker, I’ve found that it is really nice to have several so I can prepare more than one course at a time (meat in one – potatoes in another – you get the picture). So if it’s feasible, you may want to invest in a second pot (they are constantly on sale for very reasonable prices). This recipe makes two cakes, and there is no problem “baking” them one at a time, but it is much easier when you have two pots. Remember, the one with the most wins! Incidentally, these delicious cakes freeze well.
1 chocolate fudge cake mix
1/2 cup butter
3 ripe bananas
1 cup water
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup heavy whipping cream
- Spray two 7" Bundt pans with non-stick spray with flour.
- Place a rack on the bottom of two Instant Pots; if the racks don't have handles, make slings with aluminum foil.
- Pour 1 cup water in the bottom of each pot. If only one pot is available, refrigerate one of the batter-filled pans while the other bakes, then bake the other when the first is finished.
- Mix the cake mix, butter, bananas, eggs, and water until smooth; fold in the chocolate chips.
- Divide the mixture between the two Bundt pans and place the batter-filled pans on the racks in the pots.
- Cover, set the valves to sealing, and set the pots to manual for 25 minutes.
- When the cycle has finished, let the pressure release naturally.
- Remove from the pots, let the cakes sit for 5 minutes, then unmold onto serving plates. Cool thoroughly.
- Ganache Frosting: Place the chocolate and whipping cream in a microwave-safe container. li> Microwave 3 minutes; let sit 5 minutes.
- Whisk until thick, and spread over the cooled cakes.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 246
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 49% Protein 1% Carb. 49%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 279 mg
Total Carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 3% Calcium 0% Iron 1%
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