How to Make Cake – Easy Steps to Make Cake in Microwave

author-img By Arina Smith 5 Mins Read April 26, 2020 Last Updated on: April 27th, 2020

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Cake season happens all throughout the year, there is no specific time of celebrating. The cake is a major part of parties and celebrations. But why buy a cake when you know how to make a cake at home easily. If you know how to make cake at home, then you will be able to make cake for your party or celebration. 

You can enjoy your dessert when you know how to make cake at home. Here we have given the recipe of baking which will help you to make cake at home easily. You may know that cake can be baked in a pressure cooker or in the microwave. In one of the earlier post, we have shared how to bake cookies in Italian style. 

How to make cake in Microwave

It is actually a matter of a few seconds to bake a cake very easily. You can either make a cake in a mug or you can make a whole cake. It depends on you what kind of cake you want. 

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Ingredients for Mug cake

These are the required ingredients for a mug cake. 

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons self-rising flour
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • Ingredient for Whole Cake 

These are the required ingredients for a whole cake. 

  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cups margarine
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2/3 cup self-rising flour
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

How to Make Cake in Mug in Microwave 

Without wasting much time, we will give you the best caking making process in an easy manner. 

First, pick your mug: you can use any kind of mug, but make sure that the mug is deeper and longer. Your cake will become moisture and softer. 

how to make cake

Mix the Ingredients: egg, brown sugar, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, self-rising flour. In all proper quantity. 

Beat the Batter: Mix all the ingredients and beat the batter very carefully. After mixing all the ingredients and then put it inside the microwave. Open the microwave after some time and stir the ingredient. Gradually you will see your cake rising up the mug. 

Bake the Cake: Put the cake inside the microwave for 50 seconds in full flame. After 50 seconds, check the cake after 50 seconds. Use a toothpick to put it inside the cake and check whether the cake is baked yet or not. Do not keep it in the microwave for very long the cake will be over baked which will make it dry. If you put the toothpick in the cake and it comes out clean that means the cake is baked. 

Let the cake sit for some time at least 1-2 minutes and give some time to the heat to spread. Then you can take out the cake and enjoy the delicacy. 

How to Make Whole Cake in Microwave

how to make cake

Now, often for parties and celebrations, you will need a big whole cake, mug cake is not enough. It that case you will have to know how to make a big whole cake. Here we will give you the details of how to make a whole cake easily in the microwave. 

Firstly you will have to mix all the ingredients of the cake or the batter of the cake. In a large bowl, you will have to mix cups sugar, cup cocoa powder, a teaspoon of baking powder, cup self-rising flour. Stir all the ingredients together to mix the batter and all the ingredients mix up well. 

Then in the next step add the rest of all the ingredients such as milk, butter, vanilla essence, and eggs. You can also use fat-free milk in whatever percentage of 2% of the amount. 

If you want chocolate cake, then you can use cocoa powder, for vanilla cake add vanilla extract. Stir the mixture with a blender and blend it for 4-5 minutes continuously until the mixture is smooth. If you have a food processor then you can use that to blend all your ingredients well. 

Pour the whole mixture into a microwave-safe bowl, never use a metal pan for microwave baking. Use a bowl or dish which is shallow and will be able to make the cake fluffy. 

Cook the cake for 3-4 minutes in the full power of heat. The cake would have bubbles and puff inside the microwave just it happens in the oven while baking. Then use a toothpick to put inside the cake and bring out and see if anything sticks to it. If the toothpick comes out clean then that means the cake is baked fully. 


In the above piece, we explained to you how to make cake in the microwave but nevertheless you can also make a cake in the stove in a cooker. This is how to make a cake but if you want you can also decorate your cake with choco chips and sugar icing and cream. It completely depends on you as to how you want your cake to look. You can also use dry fruits and use various flavors of extract and essence to make various types of cake. 

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Arina Smith

I enjoy writing and I write quality guest posts on topics of my interest and passion. I have been doing this since my college days. My special interests are in health, fitness, food and following the latest trends in these areas. I am an editor at OnlineNewsBuzz.

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