Pressure Cooker Mixed Fruit and Pistachio Cake
This cake is easy to make on a lazy day and a guaranteed-delicious dessert for several days, if you can make it last that long. It's wonderful for the fall and even the holidays. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 50 min. + releasing
- 1 cup water
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 can (8 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
- 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup mixed dried fruit bits
- 1 cup pistachios, chopped
- Whipped cream, optional
- In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, add 1 cup of water.
- In a bowl, whisk together dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine next seven ingredients. Add cranberry mixture to flour mixture; stir until smooth. Add dried fruit and pistachios.
- Pour batter into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Place a piece of aluminum foil loosely on top to prevent moisture from getting into dish. Place dish on trivet with handles; lower into pressure cooker. Lock lid; make sure vent is closed. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high and set time for 50 minutes.
- When finished cooking, allow pressure to naturally release for 15 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's directions. A toothpick inserted in center should come out clean. Remove baking dish to a wire rack. Cool 30 minutes before inverting onto a serving platter.
- Cut into wedges with a serrated knife; if desired, serve with sweetened whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 385 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Mixed Fruit & Pistachio Cake in Cook It Fast, Cook It Slow
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