10 shortcut recipes you can make in a microwave
If, like most of us, you only use your microwave to defrost or heat up ready meals, be
prepared to be AMAZED
"My kids think I am some sort of cooking wizard now!"
"Gorgeous - fluffy and perfect."
"Microwave sponge is my life saver pudding, for when I haven't been organised to do a more complicated desert. My family always like it."
"It tastes fabulous, is no bother at all, and (since doing it like this) always works. It is foolproof."
"I've been doing it this way for years. Mainly because I didn't have the patience to do it the proper way so just chucked it in the microwave and beat the hell out of it every two minutes!"
"It's less faff because a glass jug is far easier to clean than a sticky pan and it's virtually idiot-proof."
"This is beyond good, and very, very simple to make."
"I add ground cardamom for a really lovely variation. You could also try a slug of Baileys or something similar."
"This is a fabulous microwave quiche that cooks in the microwave for breakfast, while I slap on my face before work."
"Super easy and delicious... as well as healthy."
"My son and I make this - it's really fun and very spongy, verging on puddingy."
"I add a spoonful of Nutella into the middle of mine. BLISS!!!!!"
Microwave peanut butter cookies
"Just made some fab jam in the microwave with this fantastically simple method."
"It's fab! Tastes so fresh and sets well."
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Last updated: 6 months ago