4 Quick Cake Recipes

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It’s official! Baking is one of the best stress relievers.  But if you haven’t started baking yet, it is time to put on the chef’s hat and batter up! Here are a few quick cake recipes that are easily doable even for beginners.

 

  1. Peanut Butter and Jam Brownies
Quantity Ingredient
75 gm. Butter
50 gm. Peanut Butter
1 Egg
25 gm. Cocoa Powder
50 gm. Plain Flour
100 gm. Sugar
2-3 tbsp. Jam

 

Directions:

  • Melt butter and peanut butter for 30 sec. in a microwave.
  • Add egg to the melted, cool butter.
  • Grease a 15–cm wide round dish with butter and line it with cling film.
  • Add peanut butter, cocoa powder, flour, and sugar.
  • Mix gently till a thick paste is formed.
  • Smoothen out the top of the mixture with the back of a spoon.
  • Make holes at the top of the batter and fill them with jam.
  • Microwave for 3-4 mins.
  • Remove and leave it to cool for 15 mins before indulging in it.

 

  1. Chocolate Cup Cakes

 

Quantity Ingredient
100 gm. Dark Chocolate
200 gm. Flour
200 gm. Sugar
6 tbsp. Cocoa Powder
150 ml. Sunflower Oil
100 ml. Sour Cream
2 Eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla Essence

 

Directions:           

  • Heat oven to 180 C.
  • Line a 10–hole cupcake tray with paper cups.
  • Break down the chocolate into small pieces in a mixer.
  • Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, oil, sour cream, eggs, vanilla essence and 100 ml water.
  • Whisk the mixture till it is smooth.
  • Add broken chocolate to the mixture.
  • Add the batter into the paper cups.
  • Bake for 20 mins and cool before relishing the cupcakes.

 

 

  1. Lemon Poppy seeds Cake

 

Quantity Ingredient
175 gm. Butter
175 gm. Castor Sugar
200 gm. Flour
4 Lemons
3 Eggs
2 tbsp. Poppy Seeds(khus-khus)
125 gm. Yoghurt
200 gm. Icing Sugar
3 tbsp. Lemon Juice

 

Directions:

  • Heat oven to 180 C.
  • Grease a 20 cm deep cake tin and line it.
  • Mix butter and sugar in a mixing bowl till it becomes fluffy.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and beat the mixture.
  • Put the mixture in the tin and smoothen out the top.
  • Bake for 40-50 mins and cool for 10 mins.
  • Sift the icing sugar and add the lemon juice to it.
  • Pour the juice over the cake and let it set.

 

  1. Classic Chocolate Cake
Quantity Ingredient
100 ml. Sunflower Oil
175 gm. Castor Sugar
140 gm. Plain Flour
3 tbsp. Cocoa
3 tbsp. Baking Powder
2 Large Eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla Essence
2 tbsp. Chocolate Chips
100 gm. Dark Chocolate
5 tbsp. Double Cream

 

Directions:

 

  • Grease a 22 cm silicone microwaveable cake pan and line it with baking sheet.
  • Mix sugar, flour, cocoa, and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Whisk oil, eggs, vanilla essence and 100 ml. hot water.
  • Mix the dry and liquid ingredients to form a lump-free batter.
  • Add the mixture to the pan and cover with cling film.
  • Microwave for 7 mins at about 800 watts and then cool for 5 mins.
  • To prepare ganache, melt chocolate for 2 mins at 600 watts, stirring every 30 sec.
  • Upon cooling, spread the ganache over the cake and sprinkle the chocolate chips.

 

Quick cakes like these are a delight to make – throw in the ingredients in a bowl, give it a quick whisk and it is ready to go into the microwave. Try these absolutely simple cake recipes at home and make turn any occasion into a celebration.

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