Basic Vanilla Cake(Microwave)


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  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sifted cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s)  unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup(s) whole milk

All ingredients must be at room temperature.


  1. Grease the baking dish with butter & line with baking paper.
  2. Sift the cake flour, baking powder, and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Beat in the butter one heaping 1/4 teaspoonful at a time,  on low speed, until the mixture resembles coarse sand. Beat in the sugar a tablespoon at a time, until the mixture resembles fine damp sand. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla and milk, and beat on medium-high, just until blended. Do not overbeat.
  4. Pour into the prepared pan
    • keep the baking pan in microwave and cook on medium for 5 minutes…The baking time can vary depending on the microwave power & also the size of the pan used.
    • Keep checking in between and when u feel the cake springs back.,Insert a tooth pick and if it comes out clean the cake is cooked well ..Now allow the pan to be in microwave for around 10-15 minutes.when the time is elapsed take out the pan and allow to cool outside for 20-25 minutes.
    • Invert the cake from the pan .
  5. If required decorate the cake with frosting.Cakes cooked in microwave will not get the brown on the outer side.

Notes:Cake made in microwave texture will differ  from the traditional oven cakes .


Anitha Varghese




Posted on December 3, 2014, in Bakes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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