Sweet and Juicy: Make Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake in Minutes

Hey there, food lovers! Today, I have got something special for you – an Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake recipe that will knock your socks off! If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert recipe that tastes amazing and requires only three ingredients, then look no further.

This recipe is perfect for when you want to whip up something sweet without spending a lot of time in the kitchen! It’s also an excellent choice for those warmer months when fresh peaches are in abundance. Trust me; this peach dump cake is so good that you’ll want to make it over and over again.

And the best part? Your Instant Pot does all the work, which means you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen baking. So grab your apron and let’s get started on this delicious peach dump cake recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake
Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake

Hey there, fellow foodies – let’s talk about something delicious! The Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake is a recipe that will have you licking your fingers and craving another bite. Trust me, once you try this recipe, you’ll fall in love with it! Why?

Firstly, this cake is incredibly easy to make. You only need three ingredients and an Instant Pot to put everything together. You don’t need to be a professional chef or have any experience in baking, as this recipe is perfect even for beginners.

Secondly, the taste! This cake has the perfect combination of sweetness and peachy goodness that will make your taste buds sing. It’s like taking a bite into a fresh peach straight from the farmer’s market but with the added oomph of a perfectly baked cake.

Thirdly, this recipe is versatile. You can easily substitute fresh peaches for canned peaches or peach pie filling, making it easy to find the ingredients at your local grocery store. Plus, it can be served warm with a scoop of ice cream on top or cold for the perfect mid-day snack.

Finally, it’s not just about the cake; it’s also about the process. With just 15 minutes of preparation time and 25 minutes of cooking time using an Instant Pot, you can easily impress your family and friends all year-round with a delicious dessert that rivals any bakery’s offering.

In conclusion, why wouldn’t you love this Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake? It’s quick, easy, versatile and above all delicious! So go ahead and give it a try – your taste buds will thank you later!

Ingredient List

 Gather your ingredients, It's time to make a peachy wonder!
Gather your ingredients, It’s time to make a peachy wonder!

Let’s dive into the ingredient list for this Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake Recipe. This recipe requires only three ingredients, making it easy and affordable to make. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Yellow Cake Mix
  • Two cans of sliced peaches (15 oz each)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

It’s important to note that the canned peaches should be packed in heavy syrup. This helps to create a deliciously moist and flavorful cake. Additionally, it’s a great time saver since fresh peaches need to be peeled, sliced, and cooked beforehand. Now that we have all the ingredients let’s proceed to the recipe itself.

The Recipe How-To

 Sweetness overload with every bite of this dump cake.
Sweetness overload with every bite of this dump cake.

Now, it’s time to get down to business and make this Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake! With only three ingredients needed, this recipe is extremely easy to make and perfect for those on-the-go. I’m going to walk you through each step of the process so that you can have a delicious dessert in no time.

Ingredient List:

To begin with, let’s go over the ingredients you’ll need:

  • 2 cans (15 oz) sliced peaches
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup water

That’s all! You can also add some optional ingredients that can enhance the flavor of this recipe like ground cinnamon for added warmth or brown sugar to sweeten it up.


  1. First, you will want to pour both cans of peaches into the Instant Pot. Make sure to include the syrup from the cans.
  2. Sprinkle your dry cake mix on top of your peaches and distribute evenly. Do not mix!
  3. Cut up a stick of butter into small slices and place on top of the cake mix.
  4. Pour 1 cup of water over everything in your Instant Pot.
  5. Close your Instant Pot lid and seal it.
  6. Press your Instant Pot manual button and adjust the time for 25 minutes on high pressure.
  7. When cooking time is finished, press cancel and carefully do a quick pressure release according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

It’s as simple as that! With only a few steps, you have made a delicious peach dump cake in no time. Make sure to store leftovers in an airtight container for up to a couple of days.

Now, I hope you enjoy this easy Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake Recipe as much as I do!

Substitutions and Variations

 Can't say no to juicy, ripe summer peaches.
Can’t say no to juicy, ripe summer peaches.

Let’s get creative! If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try something new, there are plenty of substitutions and variations you can experiment with for this Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake recipe.

Instead of using canned sliced peaches, you can use fresh peaches. Simply peel and slice 3 cups of fresh peaches and add them instead of canned peaches. You may need to increase the baking time slightly due to the extra liquid that fresh peaches release.

If you prefer a different type of fruit cobbler, such as cherry or apple, swap out the peach pie filling for your preferred choice. You could even mix together different types of pie fillings for a delicious combination cobbler.

For a gluten-free version, use a gluten-free yellow cake mix. And if you’re looking to make this recipe even simpler, you can skip the ground cinnamon and brown sugar layers and just pour the cake mix on top of the peaches.

And why not go all out and serve your Peach Dump Cake with a scoop or two of ice cream on top? Vanilla or peach-flavored ice cream would be an excellent pairing that will take your dessert game up a notch.

Remember, cooking should be fun! Don’t be afraid to make adjustments to suit your personal taste preferences, and feel free to share any delicious variations with us in the comments below.

Serving and Pairing

 Let's get wild with this versatile and forgiving recipe.
Let’s get wild with this versatile and forgiving recipe.

Once you’ve whipped up your Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake, the real fun begins – serving and pairing it!

The cake itself is absolutely delicious on its own or with a dollop of freshly whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. However, if you’re feeling fancy, you can also dress it up with a drizzle of caramel sauce, a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, or even some chopped nuts.

If you’re serving this dessert to guests (which I highly recommend), try pairing it with a hot cup of coffee or tea, which can help cut through the sweetness of the cake. A cold glass of milk or a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream would also make great accompaniments to this warm and cozy dessert.

Finally, don’t be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to serving your Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake. This dish is versatile enough to serve as a post-dinner treat, an afternoon snack, or even as part of a decadent brunch spread. Plus, it pairs seamlessly with other classic comfort foods like pot roast, fried chicken, and mashed potatoes.

No matter how you choose to enjoy your peach dump cake, one thing is for sure – this sweet and savory cake is sure to be the star of any meal!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Oh, the aroma! Who needs a candle when you have peach dump cake?
Oh, the aroma! Who needs a candle when you have peach dump cake?

Listen up, my fellow chefs! If you’re busy and need to plan ahead, or just like to have your desserts ready for a rainy day, you’ll love this section. Here’s how to rock the make-ahead game with this instant pot peach dump cake recipe.

First of all, you can totally make this cake ahead of time and store it in an airtight container for up to three days. Just make sure it’s completely cooled before you store it. You can also freeze it for up to three months. This cake is a great treat to have in the freezer for those last-minute dessert cravings.

When you’re ready to eat your dump cake, simply thaw it overnight in the fridge or let it come to room temperature for a couple of hours. Then, you can reheat it in the oven or microwave. To reheat in the oven, preheat your oven to 350F (175C) and bake for about 10-15 minutes until heated through. To reheat in the microwave, place a slice on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on high for 30 seconds at a time until heated through.

Now that you’ve got your make-ahead and reheating game covered, let’s talk about storing your leftover cake. If you have any leftovers (which might be rare because this dump cake is irresistible), simply wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or foil and place it in the refrigerator for up to three days.

And there you have it – no excuses to not enjoy this scrumptious instant pot peach dump cake whenever the urge strikes!

Tips for Perfect Results

 A one-bowl wonder that's guaranteed to please a crowd.
A one-bowl wonder that’s guaranteed to please a crowd.

Making a Peach Dump Cake in your Instant Pot can sound like it’s super easy, and you might think that it’s hard to mess up. But, there are some things you should keep in mind to guarantee perfect results. Here are some tips that I have come up with over the years of cooking different types of cakes in my Instant Pot.

1. Use the Right Cake Mix

With Peach Dump Cake, the cake mix is a significant factor in the final result’s texture and flavor. You should always use yellow cake mix for this recipe, regardless of what other recipes say. The reason for this is that the yellow cake mix complements the flavor of the peach pie filling perfectly.

2. Don’t Overmix

When mixing all ingredients together, be gentle, so as not to overmix the cake batter. Overmixing will activate gluten formation and make for a tough cake. For best results, use a spatula to fold everything together until just combined.

3. Choose Good-Quality Peaches

The quality of your peaches plays an essential role in determining how sweet or tart your dessert turns out. If you’re using canned peaches, which is perfectly okay, make sure they’re packed in heavy syrup instead of juice. Heavy syrup helps give them a more pronounced and sweetness while ensuring that they’re moist.

4. Use Enough Liquid

The Instant Pot requires liquid to build pressure and cook effectively. Although this dump cake might seem overly wet initially, do not reduce the water amount mentioned in our recipe section. The water quantity is necessary for steam creation and providing ample moisture for everything to cook thoroughly and evenly.

5. Do Not Open Pressure Cooker Too Soon

One of the biggest mistakes I see home chefs making is opening the Instant Pot too soon after cooking it with high pressure. Allowing natural pressure release (NPR) time with Instant Pot dump cakes is just as important as using high pressure to cook the dessert. Most Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake recipes recommend waiting ten minutes at a minimum before releasing the pressure completely. Don’t rush this process, and you’ll end up with perfect results every time.

Following these tips should help ensure that your Peach Dump Cake turns out perfect every time. Remember that practice makes perfect, so don’t be afraid to give it a go a couple of times if you’re new to Instant Pot cooking. Good luck!

Bottom Line

So there you have it, my fellow foodies! The Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake Recipe is an easy and delicious dessert that you can prepare in no time. With only three ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this tasty treat. Whether you’re hosting a party or just craving a sweet dessert after dinner, this recipe is your perfect solution.

The great thing about this recipe is its versatility. You can use different flavors of cake mix, like yellow, white or even chocolate, to make different variations of the peach dump cake. You can also use fresh or canned peaches depending on your preference. And best of all, you can prepare this recipe in either an Instant Pot or a Slow Cooker depending on what you own.

So next time you’re in the mood for something sweet, impress your guests or just want to indulge yourself with a satisfying dessert, try making this amazing peach dump cake recipe. It’s quick, super easy and oh so delicious. Served warm with a scoop of ice cream on top, this dessert will be sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. Happy cooking!

Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake

Instant Pot Peach Dump Cake Recipe

Super simple dessert. Recipe courtesy of Meatloaf and Melodrama.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 131.3 kcal


  • 30 ounces peaches in juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 7 1/8 oz vanilla cake mix (1/2 box cake mix)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup water


  • Lightly grease a round baking pan or casserole dish, and pour peaches into pan.
  • Use a knife to cut peaches in half, then stir in cinnamon.
  • Pour cake mix over peaches, and lightly swirl with knife.
  • Add slices of butter evenly over cake mix.
  • Pour water into instant pot and place trivet in pot.
  • Place baking dish on top of trivet, and place a sheet of aluminum foil lightly over baking dish.
  • Place lid on instant pot. Turn vent to sealing position, and hit pressure cook for 25 minutes.
  • Allow a 5 minute natural release. Then do a quick release.
  • When pin drops, remove lid and carefully lift handles of trivet (using oven mitts) to remove from pot. Then remove foil.
  • Place peach cake in oven, and broil for 5 minutes or until top is golden. Remove from oven, and allow to cool slightly before serving.
  • The cake will thicken up as it cools. To reduce the liquid, you can drain the juice from one of the can of peaches before using.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 191gCalories: 131.3kcalCarbohydrates: 16.8gProtein: 1gFat: 7.7gSaturated Fat: 4.9gCholesterol: 20.3mgSodium: 74.4mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 14.6g
Keyword < 30 Mins, Dessert, Easy
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