Cookit Homepage Cookit is published by e2bn

Quick Bake Victoria Sponge Cake ( Microwave recipe)

Submitted by katie
This recipe is in categories Baking, Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (49 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: This is a microwave cooked cake. Use oven gloves to handle the hot cake and it's container, just like you would if it had been oven baked.
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 6 minutes
Number of servings: About 6 servings


This is a modern cake method, using a microwave to cook the cake mixture. This is a very fast method for cake cooking. You will find that microwave cooking times vary, so adjust times to suit yours. Microwaved cakes do not brown like oven baked cakes, so icing or frosting can be used to make them a bit prettier.
Ingredients
  • 6 oz butter
  • 6 oz selfraising flour
  • 6 oz sugar
  • 3 eggs
Equipment
  • mixing bowl
  • electric/hand whisk
  • bowl,
  • fork 
  • a jug/ microwaveable bowl to cook it in.
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. weigh out yor ingredients
  2. cream the butter and sugar
  3. beat the eggs one by one and add them to you butter and sugar one by one and give it a tiny stir after you have added each egg
  4. add in the flour gradually
  5. add a tiny drop of milk to make it more moist than usual
  6. tip you mixtre onto some sort of container
  7. put it in the micro wave for 6 minutes
  8. Tip - if your cake looks like it isnt cooked put it in the micro wave for one minute each time till you think it is cooked
Quick Bake Victoria Sponge Cake ( Microwave recipe) - print view  Quick Bake Victoria Sponge Cake ( Microwave recipe) - print view

If you tried this recipe and liked it, tell us about it
Comments
There are 25 comments for this recipe.
Add a comment

Name: Barbara 26th August 2014
It would be helpful if the microwave power was included, to help with knowing whether to adjust cooking times up/down or simply adjust the power level of my microwave to suit the recipe.
Name: Harp 22nd August 2014
I cooked today. It was amazing!! Thank you
Name: Syeda 25th June 2014
Today i tried this recipe, it was really good in result and very helpful. At the end, before using any topping or frosting i spread sugar water for maintaing soften of Sponge cake.

Sugar Water;
*125ml water
5oz (142g ) sugar ( if its much then use less about your taste).
-/ boil- allow to cool.
View all comments, or Add a comment

Required fields are bold




Tomato Chutney
Put your clean, dry jars into a low oven to sterilise, while you prepare the chutney Measure out...