Nutty brownie cake

Nutty Brownie Cake

Cake, Dessert

Nutty Brownie Cake

Nutty Brownie Cake

Prep Time:
10 minutes

Cook Time:
20 minutes

6 servings

Total Time:
30 minutes


  • 4 tbsp butter room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar


  1. To start your nutty brownie cake, in a large bowl, whisk together butter, eggs, flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, salt, and sugar. Do not overmix. Fold in chocolate chips and pecans. Pour batter into a greased 6 inch cake pan. Cover pan with a piece of aluminum foil.
  2. Pour water into the Instant Pot®. Set trivet in pot. Place cake pan on top of the trivet. Lock lid.
  3. Press the Manual button and adjust time to 20 minutes.
  4. When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid.
  5. Remove cake pan from the Instant Pot® and transfer to a rack to cool. Sprinkle your nutty brownie cake with powdered sugar, serve and enjoy.

Cake, Dessert

Instant Pot, Vegetarian