Cake baking doesn’t have to be a time consuming activity or something reserved only for special occasions. Follow the Wholesale Coffee Company guide to baking a microwave cake in a cup using freshly ground coffee beans.
Sometimes it’s nice to just treat yourself. Plus, the great thing about this recipe is it only takes a couple of minutes to make. And you don’t need to faff around with the scales!
Microwave cake baking tips with coffee beans
When you’re baking, weighing all the ingredients out can be time consuming, which is why I’ve suggested you use table spoons to measure your ingredients.
The general rule for a basic sponge cake is to make sure all the base ingredients – butter, eggs and sugar are equally proportioned. You can then add a touch more flour. For a heavier recipe, add more egg and vice versa for a Victoria sponge cake.
When you’re baking in the microwave, you could make about 10 different cakes in the time it usually takes to make one in the oven. Try experimenting with measurements and different types of coffee beans to see what you like best.