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5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Pound Cake

This Instant Pot Pound Cake recipe is absolutely amazing. Moist and fluffy with a rich buttery flavor, this pound cake recipe is always a big hit with everyone!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot cake recipe
Servings: 6
Author: Jill


  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temp
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs room temp
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • In a stand mixer add the butter, sugar, vanilla, lemon, and cream until very light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs one at time, mixing well after each egg.
  • In a medium bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Slowly add the buttermilk and flour mixture to the cream mixture.
  • Alternate between flour mixture and buttermilk.
  • Pour the batter into a greased bundt pan.
  • Cover with foil.
  • Add 2 cups water to Instant Pot insert and a trivet.
  • Place the pan in the Instant Pot to rest on the trivet.
  • Close the lid and turn the pressure valve.
  • Cook on manual for 90 minutes.
  • Let the pressure release naturally.
  • Remove the pound cake.
  • Allow to cool before removing from the pan.
  • Garnish with whip cream and fresh fruit.