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Basic Microwaveable Cake

This is a basic recipe for cake cooked in the microwave. You can add other ingredients as you wish.


1 c Flour
2/3 c Sugar
1 1/4 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
2 Eggs
1/3 c Milk
1/3 c Shortening


In mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Add eggs, milk and shortening. Beat at low speed till mixed. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread batter in a 8-by-1 1/2 waxed-paper lined round cake dish.

Micro-cook, uncovered, on medium 6 minutes, rotating a quarter turn every 2 minutes. Increase power to 100 percent. Micro-cook, uncovered, 1 1/2 to 5 minutes or until done.

Cool on a wire rack 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool thoroughly on rack.  

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