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Instant Pot Bittersweet Chocolate Pots de Creme

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A creamy chocolate dessert, in convenient serving size containers, ready in minutes thanks to pressure cooking. I’m making bittersweet sweets for my sweetie on Valentine’s Day. Pots de creme are a classic French custard, I use my Instant Pot for small, custard sized desserts. Pots de creme are easy to whip up, and pressure steaming the pots finishes them in about a half an hour. (I’m a pressure cooker, not a baker. I’m sticking with my strengths here.) You’ll also need some specific tools for this. First is wide 6 (8-ounce) jars or ramekins for the pressure cooking. I use...

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Yes, an Instant Pot Is Worth Getting

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Welcome to Cookware Week! We’re sharing our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel on how to care for all of it, the best recipes to make with every piece, and exclusive sales for Chowhound readers. You’re probably familiar with all the things the Instant Pot promises by now. Pot roast in about 45 minutes. Perfect hard-boiled eggs. Tender ribs and pulled pork in a flash. Cheesecake with no cracks in it. Steel-cut oatmeal. With an Instant Pot, these dishes are all possible with less time, mess, skill, and fuss. No wonder people still won’t shut up about...

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Instant Pot Cheesecake!? Yes! We love making sweets in the instant pot! And this cheesecake recipe is no exception – the result is a rich, creamy, decadent dessert that tastes just as good as a traditionally baked cheesecake

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Best of all, the pressure cooker uniformly cooks the cheesecake and results in no cracks!  If you’re looking for more cheesecake recipes, this pumpkin cheesecake is another favorite we love. You’ll also want to check out our lemon cheesecake and red velvet cheesecake.  Instant Pot Cheesecake An old-fashioned, homemade cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. I’ve baked plenty of cheesecakes in my day and I think this Instant Pot cheesecake is just about perfect. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make!  A from-scratch crust made from crushed graham crackers, butter, and sugar is filled with a classic filling made from cream...

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