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Quick Bake Victoria Sponge Cake ( Microwave recipe)

Submitted by katie
This recipe is in categories Baking, Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (64 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
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Name: Tim 2nd February 2015
Easy to follow I used 1 oz less sugar, butter and flour. Result was great thanks
Name: Neil 18th January 2015
Very easy recipe to follow ....I never had enough butter in the fridge so I made a 3oz cake ....kept my little girl quiet for a few mins ...I thought it was a fool proof easy to follow guide .... ;-)
Name: Sal 5th January 2015
Recipe instruction is not well laid out!
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