by Olena

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Olena Osipov
4.9 from 49 votes

These Instant Pot Egg Bites make healthy breakfast on-the-go easy. They are copycat Starbucks sous vide egg bites with one main ingredient and same fluffy with no blender.

Be ready to be blown away! You can make this Instant Pot egg bites recipe plain or add veggies and cheese. So good either way!

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Sous Vide Egg Bites

Oh, my word. I have been so sceptical about Instant Pot egg bites because if you know me, I do not love extra gadgets. But boy, was I ever wrong. Just like about the whole pressure cooker craze.

I’m obsessed with my Instant Pot now because it makes healthy breakfast so much easier!

I have tried Starbucks sous vide egg bites once. Because the price tag is $5 for 2. Crazy! And I kept thinking that making egg muffins is just the same. Wrong.

holding Instant Pot Egg Bites showing texture inside

Instant Pot egg bites just melt in your mouth and are so easy, easy, easy. Just look at this texture!!! Fluffy, soft and so moist with 5 minutes prep. And these mini egg muffins happen to be also low carb and keto friendly.

Meal prep at its best. Let’s make some killer egg bites in your Instant Pot!

1 Ingredient

One main ingredient. I mean who doesn’t have staples like baking powder, salt, pepper and water at all times, right?! I assure you don’t need anything else except optional add-ins in next step. And without cottage cheese unlike many recipes out there.

  • Eggs
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Water

eggs, salt and pepper

No Need for Blender

After testing egg bites, one thing I can tell you I did not like using a blender. Maybe because my egg bites recipe contains no cheese but blended mixture got so thin, even ground pepper and salt settled at the bottom of the bite. Making one side spicy and another side plain. Yuck.

No blender. Even easier for me, a busy mom. Trust me, I hate washing blender and meat cutting board more than anything.

Optional Mix Ins and Toppings

If your kids are anything like my kids, they like things plain. But I still try with veggies and succeed many times. I usually make 2 batches of egg bites in Instant Pot – plain and with veggies. That’s right – 28 egg bites. To keep kids happy.

bell pepper, spinach, parmesan cheese

You can add anything you want. Just make sure to dice, chop or grate finely since egg bites are small.

  • Veggies: bell pepper, mushrooms, spinach, kale, zucchini, broccoli, asparagus.
  • Jarred and canned goods: sun dried tomatoes, green chiles, olives.
  • Cheese: Parmesan, Gruyere, Cheddar, Swiss, Feta.
  • Meat: fried bacon bits, sausage, chicken leftovers.

Where Can I Get This Silicone Mold?

To make egg bites in Instant Pot you have to have a silicone mold. Actually two with two lids. Sorry but I tried my way around it for over a year and finally buckled up and spent some money haha.

I got this one on Amazon. What I like is that it has 2 lids and not 1 to prevent spilling. And lid is also silicone, so I’m not cooking plastic.

egg bites silicone mold

Can I Use Egg Whites?

I believe Starbucks sous vide egg bites contain only egg whites. You will need 2 1/4 cups of egg whites. And I also believe you will have to whisk them with a real whisk not a fork. Just to mix well.

What Size Instant Pot Do I Need?

You will need 6 quart or 8 quart Instant Pot. Silicone mold will not fit into a 3 quart pressure cooker.

How to Make Instant Pot Egg Bites

Add at least 1 cup water to Instant Pot and spray silicone mold well with cooking spray. Make sure to coat bottom and sides.

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In a large (4 cup) measuring cup whisk eggs, water, baking powder, salt and pepper. You can use any large vessel with a spout for easy pouring into the molds.

Then pour egg mixture into each mold about 2/3 full. Now you can add toppings like veggies, meat and cheese. No need to stir them – they will sink in. So easy!

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Close each silicone mold with a lid, stack on top of each other and place on trivet with handles. The one pictured came with my stackable stainless steel pans to cook 2 things at a time. I also have this one that came with my Instant Pot DUO 8 quart.

Then close the lid, move valve to Sealing and Pressure Cook on Low for 8 minutes. And then we release pressure using Quick Release.

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Instant Pot Egg Bites cooked

How to Release Egg Bites from the Mold

Despite the silicone mold being non-stick and using a cooking spray, I recommend to grab a small silicone spatula and go around the edges and bottom really tight and close to the mold. This will result in perfectly looking egg bites.

To be able to pop egg bites out of the mold, you would have to wait a few hours for egg bites to cool off. Like a very long time, if you ask me.:)

releasing How to Make Instant Pot Egg Bites with a spatula

Can I Freeze Egg Bites?

Yes, absolutely. Cook and cool egg bites. Pop in an airtight glass container with a lid and freeze for up to 3 months. If you want to freeze in a resealable Ziploc bag, lay egg bites flat first and then toss deeper into the freezer with frozen egg bites. They are just delicate.

How to Reheat Egg Bites

Because egg bites are small, they are quick to reheat. Pop a few on a plate in the microwave and reheat for 1 – 1.5 minutes from frozen or 30 seconds for fresh. It really depends on your microwave.

For the fun fact, we do not have a microwave by choice. Maybe one day. I don’t mind my egg bites cold.


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Instant Pot Sous Vide Egg Bites

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Instant Pot Egg Bites

These Instant Pot Egg Bites make healthy breakfast on-the-go easy. They are copycat Starbucks sous vide egg bites with one main ingredient and same fluffy with no blender.
4.9 from 49 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 14 egg bites
Calories: 42kcal
Author: Olena Osipov


  • 9 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup water or milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray

Optional Mix Ins:

  • Handful of spinach finely chopped
  • 1/2 large bell pepper diced
  • Parmesan cheese grated


  • Into 6 or 8 quart Instant Pot, add 1 cup water. Please note silicone mold will not fit into 3 quart Instant Pot.
  • In a 4 cup measuring cup, add eggs, water, baking powder, salt, pepper and whisk mixture with a fork or a whisk well.
  • Spray 2 egg bite silicone molds with cooking spray well. Pour mixture into each of 14 openings of the mold about 2/3 full.
  • If you would like, add toppings like veggies and cheese. No need to stir.
  • Close each mold with silicone lid and stack in a staggered position, so the cups don’t line up. Then you won’t have lids sucked in and deformed bites.
  • Then place on top of the trivet with handles. If your trivet doesn't have handles, you might struggle getting mold placed carefully into a 6 quart pot. It is very tight and be careful not to spill.
  • Place trivet Inside Instant Pot, close the lid, set pressure release valve to Sealing and press Pressure Cook on Low for 8 minutes.
  • After do Quick Release by turning the valve to Venting. Using oven mitts and holding onto handles of the trivet or to the mold itself, remove molds with egg bites from Instant Pot.
  • Open the lids, cool off a few minutes and using small silicone spatula go around the edge staying close to the walls of each opening and release egg bites one by one.



  • You can replace eggs with 2 1/4 cups of egg whites. And I also believe you will have to whisk them with a real whisk not a fork. Just to mix well.
  • If your Instant Pot doesn't have Low pressure, you can cook on High - egg bites will puff up more.
  • Store: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to  5 days.
  • To Reheat Egg Bites: Because egg bites are small, they are quick to reheat. Pop a few on a plate in the microwave and reheat for 1 - 1.5 minutes from frozen or 30 seconds for fresh. It really depends on your microwave. For the fun fact, we do not have a microwave by choice. Maybe one day. I don't mind my egg bites cold.
  • To Freeze Egg Bites: Cook and cool egg bites. Pop in an airtight glass container with a lid and freeze for up to 3 months. If you want to freeze in a resealable Ziploc bag, lay egg bites flat first and then toss deeper into the freezer with frozen egg bites. They are just delicate.


Serving: 1egg bite | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
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Hello and welcome to iFOODreal.

My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys and a wife to Alex. And this is our healthy family recipes blog. I grew up in Ukraine on real food. As an adult, I tried many diets without results. Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too.

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Healthy family recipes with simple ingredients. Many are inspired by my Ukrainian heritage. I share mostly dinner recipes because it just never ends... I’m obsessed with healthy freezer meals. And more than in love with my Instant Pot.

A Little More About Me

Originally from Ukraine, I now reside on magic Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada with my family. I started this blog in 2012 when I ended up at home with 2 small kids unemployed and a wee bit chubby.

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  1. 5 stars
    This is delicious & light! Much better than store bought. I used maple syrup for the sweetener and oil and it came out very moist. Next time though, I will bake for a couple minutes less. The edges were a little dark but that’s just my oven.

  2. I can’t wait to make these. I spend way too much money at Starbucks for the sous vide egg bites. Why can’t I use the sous vide option on the instant pot? I’m curious to make something with that option and don’t know what. Thanks for a great recipe. Want to make them today but have to order the silicone molds first!!

  3. 5 stars
    Wow, you found another use for my pressure cooker!
    I could only make half the amount because I only have one seven-way silicone mold.
    The eggs reminded me so much of many breakfasts taken in fast food joints we had during our one month trip across Canada, from Quebec to Vancouver Island, a couple of years ago.
    I’ve never seen eggs like that anywhere here in Spain.
    We had a Tim Holtons here in Barcelona, which I’ve never tried, but Google Maps says it’s permanently closed.

  4. These look perfect to have and to freeze would be the perfect guest breakfast and so fast….But need to find those silicone molds…….asap.

  5. Do you happen to know the nutritional breakdown of thee? And how many egg bites are considered a serving? Something this good—I could eat the whole tray, Yikes!

  6. 5 stars
    I added chopped red bell pepper, mushroom and bacon. It only filled my cups up about 1/2 way, but they all turned out great! Tastes like a mini omelette. It was my first time making any egg bite, so I appreciated the simpleness of this recipe.

  7. 5 stars
    So easy! My first attempt was successful and breakfast is done for the week! I really like this recipe because unlike others it doesn’t have a lot of cheese.

  8. 5 stars
    So yummy! Perfect protein breakfast. I made bacon, green chile and cheese on Sunday and ate them all week with fruit and did not dirty a single dish on those busy work day mornings. Thank you so much.

  9. 5 stars
    Hi Olena,
    Made these for the first time and cut the ingredients in half, that was a mistake as all 7 were gone in less
    than 15 mins. Will do the next batch with the full ingredients and hopefully have some left for breakfast before work.
    Simple and easy with endless variations to try, will never get tired of these.
    They are “Great”,
    Thank You for sharing with us.

  10. 5 stars
    I made mine with sausage, bacon, and colby jack cheese for my 14 year old son. He doesn’t care for eggs but loves sausage, bacon, and cheese. They turned out yummy! I did over fill them a bit this time.

  11. I am single and would like to try this recipe but for only 7 bites in the mold. Can I use 4 eggs and basically half the recipe or do the measurements need to be accurate?

  12. 5 stars
    I have never had the Starbucks version. However, my 11 year made these with help using the instant pot. They were delicious. My son who is very picky about his eggs asked for more. We will definitely make these for school breakfasts.

  13. Made these just now. IP never came to pressure but they cooked. Also the water evaporated out from the bottom. Should I have added more than 1cup?

    1. Sounds like your IP had sealing issue. Check if silicone ring is installed properly, valve turned to Sealing or maybe if you used it for a while need to replace the ring. Otherwise, it won’t be coming to pressure. Maybe float valve has got stuck.

  14. 5 stars
    Simple, tasty, and uses ingredients I always have on hand – perfect! This will be a new staple for me. SO much better (and cleanup is way easier) than baked egg muffins!

  15. 5 stars
    These are so tasty and so easy to make. This was my first attempt, I added diced ham, a little finely shredded cheese and bell pepper. I can’t wait to try strictly veggies in them. I didn’t manage to get them uniform in size, but practice makes perfect…

    1. There is a detailed recipe card lower in the post. You can click on JUmp to Recipe button at the top and get to teh recipe. Info inside post is just help not actual recipe.

  16. 4 stars
    The recipe looks good and I’m planning to try it. I’m really here to mention that you can now get molds for 3l (mini) Instant Pots, Amazon has kits that include them.

    I like this recipe because cottage cheese is not available in my country. Also, I need to adapt the recipe as we usually don’t have large eggs in the markets and the molds for the 3l pot only has four cups. But I am looking forward to it.

    1. 5 stars
      So I made these today. I have to confess to never having eaten the “originals,” there is exactly one Starbucks location for the 10 million people that live in the country I’m in. And the coffee in the corner cafes is better and much, much less expensive. So I’ve never even had coffee in the one closest to me (one mile or so).

      They did come out good, they seem like contained scrambled eggs to some extent. I crumbled some goat cheese into the eggs before whisking and chopped up some fresh kale. I would put in more cheese and vegetable next time as they were hard to taste.

      Also, I was able to convert the recipe for medium eggs and the four bite mold that fits in the Instant Pot Mini. It was easy to convert thanks to the note about using egg whites, which gives a cup reference.

      Unfortunately, I’ve never seen cooking spray since leaving the US, I may have to try a specialty store, because I used a silicone brush and it was difficult to make the oil cover everywhere, so there was some egg attached to the mold that was hard to clean.

      So this was fun and successful. I will check out more of your recipes now.

  17. 5 stars
    Hi, I noticed that the recipe doesn’t say to add any water to the instant pot below the trivet. Is that correct? I am new to using it but I thought it was a golden rule to always use at least 1 cup of water in the pot. Thank you

  18. 5 stars
    Yes! Very yummy.
    I only used 3 eggs and one silicone container but I’ll have to get a second one because everyone loved them! I put tomatoes ?/ mushrooms/ green onions/ parsley/ spinach & grated marble cheese… soo good!

  19. 5 stars
    The egg bites turned out Great! I put spinach and ham and cheese in mine. Even my grandson (who doesn’t like spinach) loved these. Thanks for the recipe it is a keeper.

  20. 5 stars
    These came out great and we loved them. But – my IP/accessories didn’t come with any handles to get the egg bites accessory out. We ended up using two spoons to lift it. Has anyone made some kind of handle to lift it with?

  21. 5 stars
    Taste is great, but mine don’t come out pretty, they poof up and then once they cool they are deformed like mushrooms.. any suggestions?

    1. Yes, happened to me a few times. I learnt the trick is to stack the molds in a staggered position, so the cups don’t line up. Then you won’t have lids sucked in and deformed bites. Also try no baking powder and maybe cook on low pressure.

  22. 5 stars
    They turned out beautifully! A previous recipe I had been using had kept exploding. Wish I could attach a picture.
    Thank you!

    1. Yay! So happy the egg bites turned out for you. If you want to share a photo, you can tag me in the photo on either Instagram or Facebook by using #ifoodreal . Have a great day!

  23. 5 stars
    My husband LOVED these egg bites! I did everything as instructed except I used my immersion blender for mixing. Easy clean up.. and he will love the leftovers.

  24. When you said you double the recipe to make 28 egg bites, do you cook them all at the same time? Should I have 4 egg bite molds? Thanks for the recipe!

  25. 5 stars
    I used to have a similar recipe that you cooked in the oven. They always came out tasting a little overcooked. These are so magnificently fluffy! Suggestion – I only filled mine halfway up, then added the extra ingredients. That way the lid didn’t pop. The only slight thing that is upsetting is that I couldn’t get my ingredients to be uniform throughout. They all stayed at the top, even with mixing. Definitely a keeper. Thanks!

  26. 5 stars
    Hi Olena,
    I got my Instant Pot in January and struggled to find recipes online, until I found your site. I have made so many of them (not just the Instant Pot ones) and your site is my “go to” now. I’ve been making these egg bites weekly for 3 weeks. As a busy homeschool mom it was taking a long time (too long) to chop, saute and scramble every morning so I could have my low carb, delicious breakfast. Enter the egg bites. I eat them every weekday morning, just heat them in the oven. I have added an assortment of veggies to the bites- mushrooms, zucchini, and onions in addition to the ones you mentioned. Also make them with jack cheese. SO yummy every time! I can’t emphasize how having yummy easy food as helped me stick to my healthy eating. I have lost 6-7 pounds! Oh, and you should know you’ve become a household name around here! Thank you!

  27. How far in advance can you make the egg mixture? If I wanted to double the recipe and have the mixture to make the bites a few days apart, would it be okay? Thank you!

  28. 5 stars
    I have made this both with egg whites and whole eggs. Delicious and the texture is smooth & fluffy. I usually include onions, peppers, and shredded cheddar cheese. A little garlic powder is nice, too. Thanks for the recipe!

  29. 4 stars
    I accidentally overfilled the molds and the top kinda popped up off my eggs because they poofed up so much. I only made 5 eggs because I only have one mold. I took a plate and just turned the mold over and squeezed the bottoms a bit and they came right out of there easy-peasy! I find that these are really good and not too difficult. I will buy a second mold so I can do a full batch and have extras!

  30. 5 stars
    I’ve been doing the blender/cottage cheese version so I’m excited to try your recipe. If I can cut out the cottage cheese and blender, all the better! I wanted to let you know that my silicone tray smelled badly after letting my egg bites with roasted peppers sit in the mold overnight in the fridge, so I baked it (empty) for one hour at 350 degrees and it’s now completely odor-free.

    1. Hi Tamara. Any silicone kitchen tool is highly odour absorbent. That’s why I stopped putting them in a dishwasher until I started using 7th generation DW powder.

  31. 5 stars
    made these yesterday and they are so good. They store well in the refrigerator too. I put some goat cheese and bacon crumbles in them. I love that you can put just about anything in these. A great quick grab and go breakfast too.

  32. 5 stars
    I used spinach & grated cheese for these egg bites & love it. These directions are super easy to follow, perfectly clear. The egg bites popped right out of the silicone molds which I sprayed with coconut oil spray. I’ll definitely make these again!

  33. Hi Olena, I was asking you about using the muffin mold instead of the egg bite mold few minutes ago. I just couldnt wait and took the risk trying it out and it turned out just fine. I love the soft melt in your mouth texture of the egg bite. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful recipes with all of us. Take care ??.
    p.s I will try your frozen chicken recipe for dinner tonight

  34. Hi Olena, I dont have the egg bite mold but i do have the silicon muffin mold(no lid though). Will those work? do I need to cover it? Thanks!
    I am already so excited about making them ?

  35. Have been experimenting with my Instant Pot since Christmas. I love it! Will try this next. I have a 3 quart pot but I do have a silicone egg mold. It came with the accessory kit my husband found.

  36. Hey I’m putting together a diet plan for my partner and myself but I could only find nutrition facts on the first recipe I looked at, sweet potatoe oatmeal muffins.

  37. Love these, I have made them with just eggs and then with half egg whites, both were excellent.
    Added peppers and spinach. Thanks for the recipe!

  38. 5 stars
    Ok… I’m NOW convinced I NEED to get an Instant Pot!! I have a Crock Pot (love it)… had the old type Pressure Cooker from years ago (was always afraid of the top blowing off & spewing everything onto the ceiling, not to mention the damage to the ceiling). Needless to say I retired it for the Crock Pot – until now.
    This recipe has got me hooked – not only for myself/my husband, but for my 95 yr old Dad. This recipe & egg mold woyld be perfect for him to enjoy breakfast. Easy peesy… freezes & can be reheated! Yes! Perfect.
    Thank you Oleana… this is a nutritious solution…! Im passing this recipe along to family & friends. Now… onto buying the Instant Pot. Hope I like it as much as you do now. Keep up the good work… recipes coming!
    Thanks again.

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