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Instant Pot Crownie Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This instant pot crownie recipe is my go-to for a quick, indulgent treat. It's a heavenly mix of brownie and chocolate cake, cooked to perfection in my trusty instant pot. Pure bliss!

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Trust me, you're in for a treat with this instant pot crownie recipe. We're taking two dessert classics - brownies and chocolate cake - and uniting them in one decadent dish. It's a chocoholic's delight that'll get your taste buds dancing and have you reaching for a second slice before you know it. No need for a pro chef's skills - all you need is an Instant Pot and a craving for something sweet. Let's get started, shall we?

Ingredients for Instant Pot Crownie

  • Brownie mix: Adds rich chocolate flavor and dense texture, creating the base layer for the crownie dessert.
  • Chocolate cake mix: Provides a moist and fluffy contrast to the brownie layer, enhancing the overall taste and texture.

Essential Tools for Making This Recipe

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the crownie layers together efficiently.
  • Mixing Bowl: Needed to prepare the brownie and cake mixes separately before layering in the Instant Pot.

Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes


  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • Ingredients required for brownie mix (as per box instructions)
  • Ingredients required for chocolate cake mix (as per box instructions)


  1. Prepare the brownie mix according to the instructions on the box.
  2. Prepare the chocolate cake mix according to the instructions on the box.
  3. Grease the Instant Pot insert and pour the brownie mix into it.
  4. Carefully pour the chocolate cake mix on top of the brownie mix.
  5. Cover the Instant Pot with a lid and set it to pressure cook on high for 35 minutes.
  6. Once done, allow natural pressure release for 10 minutes before quick releasing the remaining pressure.
  7. Carefully remove the Crownie from the Instant Pot and let it cool before slicing and serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 350 kcal | Carbohydrates: 45 g | Protein: 3 g | Total Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 280 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 28 g | Calcium: 40 mg | Potassium: 120 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 60 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Can You Make Instant Pot Crownie Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the crownie as per instructions and let it cool completely.
  • Once cooled, wrap the crownie tightly in plastic wrap and store it at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Allow the crownie to cool completely after cooking.
  • Wrap the crownie tightly in plastic wrap and then in aluminum foil.
  • Place it in a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

One interesting fact about this instant pot crownie recipe is that you can add a layer of marshmallows between the brownie and cake mix for a gooey surprise in every bite. Enjoy!

Common Questions About Making Instant Pot Crownie

Can I use any brand of brownie mix and chocolate cake mix for this recipe?
Yes, you can use any brand of brownie mix and chocolate cake mix that you prefer.
How long does it take to cook the crownie in the instant pot?
The crownie cooks in the instant pot for 35 minutes on high pressure.
Can I add any extra ingredients like nuts or chocolate chips to the crownie?
Absolutely! Feel free to customize your crownie by adding nuts, chocolate chips, or any other mix-ins you like.
Do I need to cool the crownie before slicing and serving?
Yes, it's best to let the crownie cool before slicing to ensure clean cuts and easier serving.
Can I store any leftover crownie?
Yes, you can store any leftover crownie in an airtight container at room temperature for a few days or in the refrigerator for longer freshness.

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