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Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake

Anyone who loves cheesecake needs to try this Instant Pot Key Lime Cheesecake. It is so creamy and delicious. Topped with a fresh homemade lime whipped cream and then decorated with slices of lemon, this is a cheesecake that can not be beat.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time37 mins
Total Time1 hr 7 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: key lime cheesecake
Servings: 6
Author: Jill



  • 1 C crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted

Key Lime Cheesecake ingredients

  • 2 - 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • ½ C sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large lime zested
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice

Lime Whipped cream

  • 1 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • ½ C powdered sugar
  • 1 small lime zested


  • Spray a 6in springform pan with pam baking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper
  • Combine the butter and crumbs into a large bowl and mix with a fork until combined
  • Press into the springform pan and place into the freezer while you make the cheesecake

Key Lime Cheesecake Directions

  • Using a hand mixer, cream together the cream cheese, whipping cream, flour, sugar, vanilla and lime zest until combined and creamy
  • Beat in eggs 1 at a time until combined and then beat in the egg yolk until combined
  • Beat in the lime juice until combined
  • Remove the crust from the freezer and pour the cheesecake mixture into the crust
  • Cover with foil
  • Place 1 ½ C of water into the pot
  • Place the trivet inside
  • Place the cheesecake onto the trivet and lock the lid, turn to sealing
  • Cook on manual high pressure for 37 minutes
  • Allow to natural release when the timer goes off for 18 minutes
  • Remove from pot and place onto a wire rack to cool completely
  • Place into the fridge overnight

Lime Whipped Cream Directions

  • Using a large bowl and hand mixer, beat all ingredients until stiff peaks form