Ok, so they’re not really new. But Mushroom loves to bake and I tend to eat more than my share of the results so we’ve not done much baking recently.
When I was looking online for a recipe that would give us smaller portions, I came across a few for microwave cakes that can be made in a cup. I wasn’t sure about using the microwave but thought it would be worth a try, and knew Mushroom would appreciate the novelty!
If you’d like to try it for yourself, just follow the steps below:
You will need:
Mix together in a cup (preferably a mug as it will rise to about three times the height of the mixture!
Pop in the microwave for 2 mins (max – keep an eye on it!)
If you want to be a bit fancy you could also put them in ramekins… but we like the fun factor of eating out of a cup!
The result was a little dry but not too awful, considering it’s a microwave cake! It was better than I expected and makes for a quick and tasty treat if you’re stuck for a last minute dessert idea. Mushroom and I liked ours with custard, which helps to combat the dryness a little.
If you try making microwave cup-cakes, do let us know how they turn out!