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Homemade Pound Cake in the Ninja Foodi

This recipe for Homemade Pound Cake in the Ninja Foodi is super easy to make, uses ingredients you probably have on hand and tastes delicious! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Natural Release20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Louise


  • ½ lb butter 2 sticks or 1 cup room temp
  • ½ lb sugar 1 Cup
  • 4 large eggs room temp
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ lb flour 1 ¾ cups
  • 1 orange zest only
  • 1 Tbsp butter for greasing pan
  • 3 Tbsp Demerara Sugar


  • Using a stand mixer, combine the butter and the sugar and beat using the paddle attachment until the mixture is light and fluffy. Scraping down the sides every few minutes. 
  • Add one egg at a time and beat on low until incorporated. Repeat with remaining 3 eggs. 
  • Add in 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract and mix just to incorporate. 
  • Slowly add flour and mix in stand mixer. Mix on low just until all the flour is incorporated, don't over mix. 
  • Add the zest from one orange and stir to incorporate. 
  • Butter 7" Ring Mold pan. Add 3 Tbsp of Demerara sugar to the pan and move it around so it sticks to the sides. Try to avoid the center. Add the batter to the cake pan.
  •  Put 2 cups of water in the inner pot of the Ninja Foodi. Cover the cake with foil and tent it just a bit. Put on the rack in the low position in the Ninja Foodi. Set pressure on high for 25 minutes. Make sure the black valve is in the seal position. When the time is up, allow to natural release for 20 minutes*. 
  • When the natural release is up, manual release any pressure. There might not be any and the red pin may already be depressed. Set on cooling rack and cool for 5 minutes. 
  • Invert cake onto cooling rack and gently place the cake back on the rack in the low position. Return the cake to the Ninja Foodi. Set the Bake/Roast function to 400°F and bake 5-10 minutes or until the top is golden brown. 
  • Remove and allow to cool on the rack for about an hour. Serve & Enjoy! 


  • the red pin may depress around minute 15-17 of the natural release, do not open the lid or remove the cake until the full 20 minutes or it may not be cooked all the way through. 


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.2mg