Sorry I have been a little MIA recently: real life stuff, go figure. But I am back, and I am back to meet a need we all have: need for a quick cake fix.
Specifically, a quick cake fix with lots of frosting on top.
I often find myself with an intense yearning for something sweet and we need it in and around our mouths ASAP. As I was browsing around Melissa’s food blog Melissa’s Cuisine for this month’s Secret Recipe Club, I found my solution to this eternal conundrum: a cake you can make in the microwave in less than 5 minutes.
So I ran out to the store, bought cake mix (yum), and made myself a microwave cake. Now sure, it’s not the same as a cake made from scratch and baked in the oven, but I tell you, my sweet tooth was quite satisfied.
Barely adapted from Melissa’s Cuisine
6 tablespoons angel food cake mix
6 tablespoons yellow cake mix
4 tablespoons water
Dash of vanilla extract
Sprinkles and frosting, for serving
Mix together both cake mixes, water, and vanilla extra. Pour into two mugs. Microwave for 1 minute to 1 minute and 20 seconds (depends on the strength of your microwave). Garnish with sprinkles and frosting.
Makes 2 servings.
Make sure to check out what everyone else made this month!