Chinese New Year Cake(年糕) in the Instant Pot – Instant Pot Cake – Instant Pot Chinese dessert

You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

Chinese New Year Cake(年糕) in the Instant Pot – Instant Pot New Years Cake – Instant Pot Chinese dessert

1.5 cups Glutinous Rice Flour (sweet rice flour)
1/2 cup Wheat Starch
3/4 cups Brown Sugar
1/4 cups White Sugar
3/4 cups Water, cold

1. Combine dry ingredients
2. Add water to dry ingredients and mix.
3. Pour batter into foil tray (spray/thinly coat pan with oil first).
4. Open lid, put trivet and 2 cups of water, then tray of batter.
5. Close lid. Select Steam for 30 minutes
6. When done, fast release.

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