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Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake

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If you can be different, then do so, especially in the kitchen. While everyone else is making boring Instant Pot desserts, you get to make this Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake. I don’t know about you, but bundt cakes are my favorite. Let’s learn how to make this cake, together. 

Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Refreshing Flavor: The combination of mint and chocolate offers a delightful, refreshing taste.
  • Easy to Make: The Instant Pot ensures a moist, perfectly cooked cake every time.
  • Eye-Catching Presentation: The Bundt shape paired with the vibrant green hue is visually stunning.

Recipe Ingredients

  • French Vanilla Cake Mix: Is the base of our cake, providing a sweet, rich vanilla flavor and making the baking process easier and quicker.
  • Eggs: Act as binding agents, helping to keep the cake together, while also adding richness and moisture to the cake’s texture.
  • Water: Is essential for the cake mix, ensuring the right consistency for a moist and tender cake.
  • Oil: Adds moisture to the cake, resulting in a soft, tender crumb that melts in your mouth.
  • Mint Green Food Coloring Drops: Give the cake its signature minty color, enhancing the visual appeal without changing the flavor.
  • Pure Mint Extract: Infuses the cake with a refreshing mint flavor that pairs beautifully with the rich chocolate chips.
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips: Scattered throughout the cake, these chocolate chips add a delightful contrast with their rich, slightly bitter sweetness, perfectly complementing the mint.
Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake

How To Make Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake?

Step One: Mix The Batter

In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla cake mix, eggs, water, oil,
mint extract and mint green food coloring. 

Step Two: Add Chocolate Chips

Fold the chocolate chips into the batter. 

Step Three: Prepare The Bundt Pan

Grease and flour a 7-inch bundt pan. 

Step Four: Pour The Batter Into The Pan

Pour the batter into the bundt pan.

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Step Five: Prepare The Instant Pot

Add 1 cup water to the inner bowl of the instant pot. Place the trivet inside. 

Step Six: Lower The Bundt Pan Into The Instant Pot

Make a foil sling and carefully lower filled bundt pan on top of the trivet in the instant pot. Loosely fold foil sling over the top of the bundt pan. 

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Step Seven: Cook The Cake

Close the lid and set it to sealing. Cook on high pressure for 35 minutes.

Step Eight: Quick Pressure Release

Perform a quick pressure release after the cooking time is up.

Step Nine: Cool The Cake

Let cool on a cooling rack for 30-60 minutes. 

Step Ten: Unmold The Cake

Use a knife to gently separate the cake from the sides of the bundt pan and empty the cake onto a plate.

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Step Eleven: Make The Ganach

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. Allow ganache to set before cutting and enjoying!

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Cooking Tips

  • Fresh Mint Leaves: For a refreshing twist on traditional mint cake, try infusing the cake batter with freshly chopped mint leaves to enhance the flavor.
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Storage Instructions

  • Store: After cooling the cake to room temperature, Securely cover it with plastic wrap or place it inside an airtight container to shield it from moisture and air exposure.
  • Fridge: It is advisable to refrigerate the cake for prolonged storage, but ensure it reaches room temperature before serving for an improved taste and texture.

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Fresh Berry Salad: A burst of vibrant flavors to complement the minty sweetness of the Bundt cake.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Classic and indulgent, the perfect pairing for a warm slice of mint chip goodness.
  • Lemon Zest Whipped Cream: Light and zesty, adding a citrusy kick to balance the richness of the cake.
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Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake

Yield: 2-3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

If you want something a little bit different to serve to your family or friends as a dessert, then try this Instant Pot Mint Chip Bundt Cake Recipe now!

Ingredients

  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 drops mint green food coloring
  • 1 tbsp pure mint extract
  • 1 C semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla cake mix, eggs, water, oil, mint extract and mint green food coloring. Fold the chocolate chips into the batter. Grease and flour a 7 inch bundt pan. Pour the batter into the bundt pan.
  2. Add 1 cup water to the inner bowl of the instant pot. Place the trivet inside. Make a foil sling and carefully lower filled bundt pan on top of the trivet in the instant pot. Loosely fold foil sling over the top of the bundt pan. Close lid and set to sealing.
  3. 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 plate.
  4. 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. Allow ganache to set before cutting and enjoying!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1872Total Fat: 79gSaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 49gCholesterol: 279mgSodium: 2032mgCarbohydrates: 281gFiber: 8gSugar: 168gProtein: 23g

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