Instant Pot Cheesecake

Cheesecake came from Greek cuisine (I know you didn’t know that…),  and it’s a great dessert you can make using your Instant Pot or any other pressure cooker.

When I crave for something sweet, this is one of my favorite options.

If you are looking for a simple version (only 3 ingredients!) , try this Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake.

For topping, you can use strawberry jam or this lemon curd.

Instant Pot Cheesecake
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: all-purpose flour, Cheesecake, cream cheese, graham crackers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 cup graham crackers crushed
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • pinch salt
  • 16 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp flour, all purpose
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract pure
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • strawberry jam for garnishing
Instructions
  • Take a bowl and add graham crackers, butter, and salt. Mix it until the mixture becomes smooth. 
  • Grease the pan (that fits your Instant Pot) and spread the crust mixture on the bottom and up the side of the pan evenly, let it freeze for 20 minutes.
  • Take another bowl and mix sugar, cream cheese, sour cream and flour till it becomes fluffy.
  • Add salt, vanilla,eggs and lemon zest.
  • Beat until well combined and pour this batter on the top of the crust.
  • Pour 1½ cups of water into the Instant Pot and place the trivet in the bottom.
  • Place the pan on the trivet and cook at high pressure for 35 minutes.
  • Once done, let the pressure release naturally.
  • Remove the cake from the Instant Pot and let it cool for about 1 hour.
  • Pour the strawberry jam on top and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • Enjoy 🙂

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