Instant Pot chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day

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This Instant Pot chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day is a gift in itself. It can be your gift for a special someone or the perfect addition to your Galentine’s celebration!

 

This Instant Pot chocolate cake is the perfect treat for Valentine's Day or any sweet celebration. The delicious ganache is also super easy to make!This heart-shaped cake is sure to be a hit with your kids, spouse, date, or friends. Just plan on baking it the night or morning before the event to give you enough time to make it.

This Instant Pot chocolate cake is the perfect treat for Valentine's Day or any sweet celebration. The delicious ganache is also super easy to make!

Instant Pot chocolate cake recipe

Makes 16 portions

Ingredients:

For the cake

  • 1 box triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil

For the chocolate ganache

  • 1 C Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ C heavy whipping cream
  • Valentine’s Day  or heart sprinkles

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla cake mix, eggs, water, and oil.
  • Grease and flour a 7 inch heart-shaped bundt pan.
  • Pour the cake batter into the bundt pan, about ¾ way full
  • Add 1 cup water to the inner bowl of the Instant Pot. Place trivet inside.
  • Make a foil sling and carefully lower filled bundt pan on top of trivet in the Instant Pot. Loosely fold foil sling over the top of the bundt pan.
  • Close lid and set to sealing.
  • Cook on high pressure for 35 minutes.
  • Quick pressure release.
  • Let cool on a cooling rack for 30-60 minutes.
  • Use a knife to gently separate the cake from the sides of the bundt pan and empty the cake onto a wire rack above a cookie sheet
  • Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until slightly boiling
  • Pour chocolate chips into a heat-safe bowl
  • Pour heavy whipping cream over the chocolate chips and whisk until smooth
  • Pour the ganache over the cake and let sit for a few minutes
  • Sprinkle some valentine’s day sprinkles over the cake
  • Allow ganache to set.

This Instant Pot chocolate cake is the perfect treat for Valentine's Day or any sweet celebration. The delicious ganache is also super easy to make!Now serve and enjoy your special heart-shaped chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day!

Yield: 16

Instant Pot chocolate bundt cake

Instant Pot chocolate bundt cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the cake
  • 1 box triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • For the chocolate ganache
  • 1 C Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ C heavy whipping cream
  • Valentine’s Day or heart sprinkles

Instructions

    1. In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla cake mix, eggs, water, and oil.
    2. Grease and flour a 7 inch heart shaped bundt pan.
    3. Pour the cake batter into the bundt pan, about ¾ way full
    4. Add 1 cup water to the inner bowl of instant pot. Place trivet inside.
    5. Make a foil sling and carefully lower filled bundt pan on top of
      trivet in the instant pot. Loosely fold foil sling over the top of the
      bundt pan.
    6. Close lid and set to sealing.
    7. Cook on high pressure for 35 minutes.
    8. Quick pressure release.
    9. Let cool on a cooling rack for 30-60 minutes.
    10. Use a knife to gently separate the cake from the sides of the bundt
      pan and empty the cake onto a wire rack above a cookie sheet
    11. Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until slightly boiling
    12. Pour chocolate chips into a heat safe bowl
    13. Pour heavy whipping cream over the chocolate chips and whisk until smooth
    14. Pour the ganache over the cake and let sit for a few minutes
    15. Sprinkle some valentine’s day sprinkles over the cake
    16. Allow ganache to set before cutting and enjoying!

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