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Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oats in a red bowl

Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 447kcal
This Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin Steel-Cut Oatmeal is a true winner. If you love oatmeal, like we do, but long for the kind of oatmeal that's not watery and come from an instant package...you've come to the right place. So hearty, and so flavorful, and on the table in just over 30 minutes. Fantastic!
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  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • cups steel-cut oats
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 cups water
  • cups milk
  • ¾ cup raisins
  • tsp cinnamon ground
  • 4 tsp brown sugar


  • Select SAUTE on the Instant Pot and adjust to More for high heat.
  • Add the butter and stir until melted.
  • Add the oats and stir to coat them with butter, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the sugar, salt, water, milk, raisins and cinnamon. Stir until combined.
  • Secure the lid and set the Pressure Release to SEALING. Press the CANCEL and then select PORRIDGE or MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK (Any of these settings will work). Adjust the pressure to High and set the time to 10 minutes.
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes (don't do anything), then Quick Release any remaining pressure. Carefully remove the lid.
  • Stir the oatmeal with a large wooden spoon.
  • Transfer to bowls and sprinkle on the brown sugar and add extra milk, if desired.
  • Serve at once and enjoy!


Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: -27g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 346mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 323IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 3mg