instant pot cherry dump cake with vanilla ice cream
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Instant Pot Cherry Dump Cake

Instant Pot Cherry Dump Cake is an easy cherry cobbler dessert made in the pressure cooker with cake mix and cherry pie filling. You'll love this easy Instant Pot dessert recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot cherry dump cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 360kcal
Author Dee


  • 2 21-ounce cans cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 box yellow cake mix
  • 4 tablespoons butter, sliced into pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • granulated sugar (optional)


  • Spray a round oven-safe baking dish with cooking spray, and add both cans of cherry pie filling
  • Sprinkle cake mix evenly over top of pie filling, then top with butter
  • Pour water into inner Instant Pot, and add trivet
  • Place baking dish on trivet, top with aluminum foil, cover with lid, turn vent to Sealing position, and hit PRESSURE COOK for 25 minutes 
  • Allow a 5 minute natural release, then turn valve and do quick release until pin drops.
  • Remove lid, and carefully lift trivet out of pot, using oven mitts. Sprinkle some granulated sugar over the top of the cake, if desired
  • Place cake in oven and broil for 5 minutes or until top is golden and slightly crisp
  • Allow to cool slightly, then serve and enjoy! 


Recipe was made in 6 quart Instant Pot electric pressure cooker. If using 8 quart, add 2 cups of water to bottom of pot.


Calories: 360kcal