14 Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

Your Instant Pot Is Also a Morning Lifesaver

instant pot pancake on a large plate

The Spruce / Leah Maroney

Wake up right with our best instant pot breakfast recipes. You'll find sweet and savory recipes here that are delicious, practically effortless, and will inspire you to stop skipping the most important meal of the day.

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    Instant Pot Yogurt

    Instant Pot Yogurt

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    You only need two simple ingredients to make creamy, delicious yogurt in the Instant Pot. The process inside the appliance takes several hours, but there's very little hands-on work required. Enjoy it simply or create a healthy breakfast parfait with fresh berries, granola, and other toppings of your choice.

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    Instant Pot Egg Bites

    Instant Pot Egg Bites

    Diana Rattray

    If you enjoy the sous vide egg bites from a certain major coffee shop chain, you're sure to love these delicious dopplegangers. Miniature egg frittatas flavored with quiche Lorraine ingredients are super easy to make in an egg bite mold that's placed inside the Instant Pot.

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    Instant Pot Pancake

    Instant Pot Pancake

    The Spruce/Leah Maroney

    Love homemade pancakes? This super-sized Instant Pot pancake is a genius way to feed your whole family pancakes for breakfast with no flipping or standing over the stove needed. It comes out airy and delicious and ready to slather with maple syrup and butter.

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    Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole

    Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole

    The Spruce/Diana Rattray

    Make holiday mornings or weekend brunch easy with this fully-loaded breakfast casserole. Your Instant Pot transforms favorite breakfast ingredients like eggs, bacon, cheddar, hash-brown potatoes, and red bell pepper into a fluffy, flavorful, quiche-like delight.

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    Instant Pot Grits

    Instant Pot Grits

    Diana Rattray

    Hot, comforting grits are a stomach-warming treat on chilly days and a great alternative to cold cereal. The Instant Pot makes smooth, creamy grits nearly effortless to make. Enjoy them sweet or savory, topped with a poached egg, bacon, sliced fresh fruit, or brown sugar and cinnamon.

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    Instant Pot Quiche

    Instant Pot Quiche

    The Spruce/Leah Maroney

    Delight your friends and family with this crustless bistro-style quiche. Loaded with caramelized onions, fresh kale, and Gouda cheese, it makes an elegant Mother's Day brunch dish or a lovely light lunch anytime of year.

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    Instant Pot Banana Bread

    Instant Pot Banana Bread

    The Spruce/Kristina Vanni

    When the oven is busy, or on hot days when you don't feel like turning it on, use your Instant Pot to bake a wonderfully moist, delicious banana bread. Enjoy it for an easy breakfast whether you're chilling at home or heading out for the day. Tweak it to taste with added nuts or chocolate chips.

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    Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

    Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

    The Spruce/Diana Rattray

    Whether you start with fresh or week-old eggs, an electric pressure cooker is the best way to produce perfectly-cooked hard-boiled eggs that peel like a dream. Make them up to a week ahead for the fridge and enjoy them for breakfasts, or a high-protein snack anytime.

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    Instant Pot Frittata

    Instant Pot Frittata
    Diana Rattray

    A custardy, perfectly-cooked Italian-style frittata with eggs, bacon, cheese, and plenty of vegetables makes a delicious, colorful, keto-friendly breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It's a one dish meal that comes together easily in the Instant Pot.

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    Vegan Instant Pot Cashew Yogurt

    Vegan Instant Pot Cashew Yogurt

    The Spruce/Leah Maroney

    Making non-dairy vegan yogurt at home is a breeze with the instant pot, and 3 easy ingredients. Canned coconut milk adds natural sweetness, so you can skip adding sugar, and there is no straining required. This recipe takes some time in the appliance, but it's essentially hands-free, and well worth the wait.

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    Sweet Potato Doughnuts With Maple Glaze and Candied Bacon

    Sweet Potato Doughnuts With Maple Glaze and Candied Bacon

    Diana Rattray

    Want to wow dad on Father's Day? He's sure to swoon over these extraordinary sweet potato doughnuts with a gorgeously tender crumb, heavenly maple glaze, and irresistible bacon crumbles on top. Your Instant Pot helps cook the sweet potatoes to perfection for using in the dough, which you bake in the oven.

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    Instant Pot Cornbread

    Instant Pot Cornbread

    The Spruce/Diana Rattray

    Cornbread cooked in the Instant Pot tastes great, with an appealing, firm, springy texture. Enjoy it on its own for a savory breakfast treat, or slice and top it with butter or maple syrup, grill it in bacon drippings, or crumble it for adding to breakfast casseroles.

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    Instant Pot Applesauce

    Instant Pot Applesauce

    Diana Rattray

    Nicely-spiced applesauce made with fresh apples and cinnamon cooks in only minutes in the Instant Pot. The vegan-friendly recipe fills your kitchen with cozy apple pie flavors and is a super-healthy breakfast option for kids and adults alike.