There may be no better flavor combination for a dessert lover than apples and cinnamon. The sweet, tart, and savory combination is famous for being an all-American kind of flavor. Apple pie is of course one of the most traditional and loved desserts. There may not be time for a pie, but you can make no sugar Instant Pot cinnamon apples instead.
The best Instant Pot desserts might also be healthy recipes like a no sugar Instant Pot cinnamon apples recipe. With hardly any effort at all you can have all the satisfaction of apple pie with these Instant Pot cinnamon apples. In fact, they cook in less time than it takes to prepare.
In minutes you can have a warm bowl of cinnamon apples that would make any pie crust proud. Start with any variety of apples that you like best. They all work well for this recipe. We chose Gala since they are sweet but also have a nice tartness to them. For sweeteners you have options as well.
You can keep things Keto, Paleo, and processed sugar free by using a sweetener like Monk Fruit, which we used. You can also use coconut sugar, regular sugar or even honey. If you do choose honey, be sure to add it after the apples are cooked. Pour the honey over the cooked apples while they are still warm and then stir to coat.
Enjoy these apples on their own, warm, or cold for a great snack or dessert. They also are great paired with vanilla yogurt or ice cream.
Instant Pot Desserts
There are many ways to use an Instant Pot. You can easily make a quick dinner, an easy breakfast, or even meal prep with your Instant Pot. But Instant Pot desserts are often overlooked. We think of desserts as being rich, baked goods or difficult candy recipes.
The Instant Pot is not an oven, or a heated board used to manipulate candy. But you can make some amazing Instant Pot dessert recipes in no time. Let’s start with one of the best flavor combinations known to humankind, apples, and cinnamon. Basically, we are taking the pie crust out of the apple pie and opening the door to possibilities.
The first thing to do is to figure out your favorite ways to serve Instant Pot cinnamon apples. There are a few different ways to serve this easy Instant Pot dessert. You can serve them as is as a side dish to breakfast or as a snack. But you can also pair the apples with ice cream or yogurt. Sure, you can stuff these apples in a pastry and bake them, too.
However, we are looking for more creative ways to serve them up. How about mashing them and making an apple sauce? You can also use them to top a cake or a get really creative and make a dessert pizza. The possibilities are endless. That’s what makes this recipe a staple in every home.
Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples Ingredients
The possibilities are endless with this recipe, but the ingredients list is short and sweet. All you need are some medium sized apples, water, cinnamon, and a sweetener. We use monk fruit sweetener to make these apples a healthier dessert option.
But you can use any sort of sweetener you like. That’s it. This is all you need to make the best cinnamon apples dessert in an Instant Pot. Of course, you may want to get creative with the apples afterward. But this is all you will need for the cinnamon apples.
Peel, core and cut the apples into wedges.
Add all the ingredients to your Instant Pot and stir gently to coat the apples with the cinnamon and sweetener.
Place the lid on the Instant Pot and lock.
Set the Instant Pot to manually cook for 3 minutes.
Once cooking time is complete, use the handle of a wooden spoon or spatula to unlock the release valve (quick release).
Once the steam has stopped, open the Instant Pot, and stir the apples one more time.
Cool or serve warm.
No Sugar Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples
6 Apples, Medium-Sized (Use 4 if Large)
2 1/2 Tbsp Water
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 Tbsp Monk Fruit Sweetener (Or Sweetener of Your Choice)
- Peel, core, and cut the apples into wedges.
- Add all of the ingredients to your Instant Pot and stir gently to coat the apples with cinnamon and sweetener.
- Place the lid on the Instant Pot and lock.
- Set the Instant Pot to manually cook for 3 minutes.
- Once the cooking time is complete, use the handle of a wooden spoon or spatula to unlock the release valve (quick release).
- Once the steam has stopped, open the Instant Pot, and stir the apples one more time.
- Cool or serve warm.
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