Instant Pot Fried Apples

Instant Pot Fried Apples

Good news for the Apple lovers: these yummy cinnamon-spiced apples can't be any better!

These Instant Pot Fried Apples are so tender and juicy that you won't have enough of them.

Just 15 minutes of preparation and you're done with the yummiest dessert for the crowd.

Super easy to make using only 4 simple ingredients!

We are using the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid but you can make it using only the pressure cook function - check instructions below 🙂

Recipe Video

What kind of Apples to use?

There's a variety of Apples that are more likely to give savory results.

Jonagold, Braeburn, or Cortland apples can be a great option for the recipe.

Instant Pot Fried Apples

Can I make it without Air Fryer Lid?

Sure! Just follow these steps:

  1. Marinating apples the same as the original recipe.
  2. Pour ½ cup of water to the Instant Pot.
  3. Set a trivet in the pot and place butter paper or parchment inside.
  4. Transfer the apples to the trivet.
  5. Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 7 minutes.
  6. When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  7. Mix the Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples and serve.

How to serve?

Serve as a healthy dessert. Some other options:

As cake toppings

Over vanilla ice cream

As a pie filling

With pancakes & waffles

How to make

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Fried Apples

Take a bowl, add peeled apple slices, sugar, butter, cinnamon, and mix.

Instant Pot Fried Apples

Place a fryer basket in the pot.

Spray some cooking oil in the basket.

Transfer the apples to the basket.

Instant Pot Fried Apples

Cover the pot with an air fryer lid.

Air fry at 390 °F for 6 minutes.

Dish out and enjoy.

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A unique and delicious dessert that is really easy to make...
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: modern
Keyword: apple, butter, cinnamon, Instant Pot Fried Apples
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 apples peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoon cinnamon ground
  • cooking spray for the basket


  • In a bowl, mix together apple slices, sugar, butter and cinnamon.
  • Place the air fryer basket in the Instant Pot pot.
  • Spray some cooking oil inside the basket.
  • Place the apples inside the basket in one layer.
  • Cover with the Air Fryer Lid and AIR FRY at 390 °F for 6 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 405kcal Carbohydrates: 53g Protein: 1g Fat: 23g Saturated Fat: 15g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 61mg Sodium: 6mg Potassium: 219mg Fiber: 6g Sugar: 44g Vitamin A: 819IU Vitamin C: 9mg Calcium: 58mg Iron: 1mg



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