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Instant Pot Brownies With Pumpkin

These Instant Pot Brownies are fudgy, moist, and full of flavour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 242kcal


  • 80 ml (1/3) cup oil
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) pumpkin puree
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) almond milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar free apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 170 g (½ cup) granulated sugar
  • 90 g (¾ cup) plain flour
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp almond flakes optional
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of salt

Extra for cooking in the instant pot only

  • 375 ml (1.5 cup) water


  • Line and lightly oil a 7 inch cake tin with at least 2 inch deep sides and set aside
  • Mix together the oil, pumpkin puree, almond milk, apple sauce, vanilla extract, and sugar in a bowl until combined.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared tin and then cover the tin with foil and place on the trivet.
  • Pour the water into the Instant Pot Insert, and place a trivet with the covered brownie cake tin into the Instant Pot.
  • Cover your Instant Pot, set the vent to 'sealing,' select the manual or pressure cook button (dependent upon IP model), select high pressure and set the timer to 20 mins.
  • When done allow the pot to undergo natural pressure release for 15 mins, switch off, open and remove the brownie, remove the foil and let cool in the tin for 10 mins
  • Remove brownie unto a wire rack, let cool completely before serving.


Recipe Notes
Cook time does not include time to come up to pressure or for pressure to release.

More Brownie Recipes

If you like these Vegan Pumpkin Brownies then why not try these other vegan brownie recipes too
Avocado Brownies.
Peanut Butter Banana Brownies.

Pumpkin Brownies Tips

Feel free to increase the spices according to your taste.
You can also swap the pumpkin pie spice with some cinnamon instead.
Almonds can be swapped for some roughly chopped walnuts.
Prefer to make this without pumpkin, then simply add use butternut squash or sweet potato puree instead of pumpkin puree.

Weight Watchers Points in Instant Pot Brownies

There are 10 Freestyle points per brownie.


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1555IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.9mg