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Instant Pot Oats With Cinnamon & Banana

Instant Pot Rolled Oats With Cinnamon & Banana

  • Author: Instant Pot Eats
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: British
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Nutritious and delicious, these Instant Pot rolled oats with cinnamon, banana and maple syrup are super easy to make with this beginner-friendly pressure cooker recipe. This oatmeal porridge is vegan (use dairy-free butter alternative and maple syrup) and gluten-free friendly (use gf oats).



For the cooking part
2.5 cups old fashioned rolled oats
5 cups water
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
1/4 cup pure maple syrup or honey
To finish
2 tablespoons butter
¼ cup cream (optional, only if you want to make it creamier)
2 bananas, sliced thinly or chopped
Extra honey or maple syrup
Extra cinnamon for sprinkling
Optional nuts or seeds, we used pecans


  • Add oats, water, maple syrup (or honey), cinnamon and salt to the Instant Pot pressure cooker pot and stir.  
  • Secure and lock the lid; make sure the pressure handle is pointing to Sealing on Duo Classic. Select Manual/Pressure Cook and adjust the timer to 2 minutes on HIGH pressure. After a few beeps/seconds, the ON sign will come on indicating the pot is heating up and the pressure is building; pressurizing will take about 12 minutes and then the 2-minute timer will begin.
  • Once the timer is up, do not release pressure but let it release naturally for about 5-10 minutes and then use the quick release method to let off the remaining pressure/steam. You may also use a full natural release if not in a hurry.  
  • Open the pot and stir in the butter (or dairy-free alternative). For extra richness, you can also add a little cream. 
  • Serve with sliced banana on top and extra maple syrup drizzled over.


Pressurizing: 12 minutes | Cooking at pressure: 2 minutes | Release: natural release for 5-10 minutes | Total cooking time: 20 minutes.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 395
  • Sugar: 31 g
  • Sodium: 151.5 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 74.2 g
  • Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.3 mg

Keywords: Instant Pot, Pressure Cooker, Oats, Oatmeal, Porridge, Cinnamon, Banana, Vegetarian, Healthy