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Instant Pot Pina Colada Dump Cake

Are you looking for a super easy pineapple dessert to make? Keep scrolling for this Instant Pot Pineapple Pina Colada Dump Cake with cherries!
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When people think of Hawaiian desserts, they usually get that pina colada taste in their mouths. Pineapple and coconut are flavors that complement each other so well.

I’ve been getting some messages from readers that they want an easy pina colada coconut cake they can make without having a pina colada cake mix. Those can be so tricky to find.

I love that this is a pina colada cake from a mix that just requires pantry ingredients. So, you can always keep these items on hand to make this dessert in a pinch.

This is the best pina colada cake recipe for kids to make. You’ll just want a grown-up to help them get the cake out of the Instant Pot.

This pina colada dessert cake makes an awesome (and easy) luau dessert recipe that’s easy to prep ahead of time.

Recipe for Pina Colada Cake

Pina Colada Cake Ingredients

Easy Pina Colada Cake Recipe

In a large bowl, combine your cherry pie filling and pineapples and stir to combine. Set this aside.

To make Pina Colada Dump Cake, you'll combine the pineapple and cherry pie filling together.

Melt your butter and add it to a bowl along with your butter cake mix. Stir with a fork until combined.

Melt the this and cake mix together for this pina colada dump cake recipe

Pour your cake mixture into your baking dish and cover with foil. It will look a bit crumbly.

Bake your pina colada cake in the Instant Pot for 25 minutes

Pour 2 cups of water into your Instant Pot and lower your cake mix-filled dish onto a trivet.

Put the lid on and close the steam valve.

Set your Instant Pot to manual, high pressure for 25 minutes. Do a natural release.

This pina colada dump cake cooks in just 25 minutes

Let stand for 5-10 minutes so it can firm up.

Cut up your cake and then generously scoop your pineapple cherry mixture over the cake.

Serve topped with ice cream, toasted coconut, and cherries.

Your family will love this easy pineapple coconut cake topped with ice cream and cherries


Instant Pot Cake FAQs

Can you bake in the Instant Pot?

Absolutely! The Instant Pot is super versatile, which is part of the appeal. There’s even a cake setting on it!

Can you use Pyrex in an Instant Pot?

Yes! If you prefer baking in Pyrex dishes, you can totally use it in your Instant Pot for cooking and baking.

What cake pan size fits inside an Instant Pot?

If you have a 6-quart Instant Pot, you’ll want to use a 7-inch round cake pan.

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