Mawa Cake To Cheesecake: 5 Desserts To Bake Without An Oven
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People have long, busy hours due to their hectic schedules of work or studies. Due to this, people fail to spend time baking or cooking. However, something that can be hardly comprised of is dessert. People love eating desserts and they need long hours of baking in the oven. Investing in long hours of baking kills time. Thus, there is a solution that needs to be incorporated for the same.   

Instead of baking desserts for hours, opt for pressure cooking them. The pressure cooker can be used for whipping up delicious and moist cakes and desserts that are ovenless and effortless. With the help of a pressure cooker, people can cook puddings, cakes, and some types of bread. The battered and worn pressure cooker can easily double as an oven if you follow the right recipes and know how to cook with the equipment. Pressure cooking helps the cakes and desserts be ready in under 20–40 minutes instead of the usual hour or more.    

Take a look at some of the desserts that can be made with the help of a pressure cooker:   

  • Cheesecake  

Cheesecake is always a favourite dessert; however, people often tend to dislike the process of baking. Making cheesecake in a pressure cooker is a game-changer. Pressure cooking results in velvety, perfectly cooked cheesecake. The secret lies in the steamy and consistent heat environment that the pressure cooker produces, resulting in a creamy texture and smooth consistency throughout the cheesecake.  


  • Chocolate Lava Cake   

This luscious dessert cooked with the help of a pressure cooker results in a velvety exterior and molten gooey centre that oozes with rich, molten chocolates. The pressure cooker results in a perfect balance of texture that combines a slightly crispy outer layer that gives way to the molten chocolate in the middle. Serve this chocolate lava cake with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.   

  • Bread Pudding   

Pressure-cooking bread pudding involves a seamless blending of ingredients where the stale or leftover bread can be turned into a luscious and comfortable pudding. In the pressure cooker, the bread absorbs the custard mixture, resulting in a moist and flavourful dessert. It is infused with cinnamon, nutmeg, or vanilla.    

  • Pumpkin Pie   

Instead of baking pumpkin pie in the oven, try it in the pressure cooker, which can be cooked in half an hour. Begin by preparing a spiced pumpkin filling, blending canned pumpkin puree, eggs, sugar, and a medley of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. 

Transfer the velvety mixture into a pie crust and pressure cook them. The magic sets in when the pressure cooker sets the velvety pie. The pressurised steam ensures even cooking and a moist, custard interior, while the crust maintains its crispness.   

  • Mawa Cake   

Mawa cake can be effortlessly cooked in a pressure cooker. Mawa, also known as khoya, imparts a rich texture and flavour to the cake. To make it in a pressure cooker, a blend of mawa, flour, eggs, and sugar is mixed to form a smooth batter. The pressure cooker creates a moist and spongy texture as it bakes. The flavour is enhanced with aromatic cardamom, nutmeg, and sometimes saffron.