Introduction: 'Cup' Cake

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For this instructable, you will be making a delicious mini-cake in minutes using a microwave and a coffee cup!

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

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For this project you will need

  • A coffee cup
  • A 700 or 1000 watt microwave
  • Two forks or One fork and One whisk
  • 5 Tablespoons, or one tablespoon you continue to whip off as you go
  • A small bowl

Step 2: Gather Your Ingredients

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For this recipe you will need:
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • An egg
  • Oil, (vegetable preferred)
  • Milk

Step 3: Flour and Sugar

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Measure out four tablespoons of flour and four tablespoons of sugar into your coffee cup, then mix them together with your fork.

Step 4: Egg

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Whisk an egg with either another fork or a whisk in a separate bowl. Then pour it into the cup with your flour and sugar. Next, stir all three ingredients together evenly.

Step 5: Milk and Oil

Now, measure out three tablespoons of milk and three tablespoons oil and add them to your coffee cup. Blend them evenly with the other ingredients.

Step 6: Vanilla Extract

Add one table spoon of vanilla extract and stir it in.

Step 7: Microwave

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It's time to microwave.

  • If it's a 700 watt
    • It needs to cook 4 minutes.
  • If it's a 1000 watt
    • It needs to cook 3 minutes.

Step 8: Decorate/Eat

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If you would like you can gather frosting or other toppings and decorate your 'Cup' Cake before you eat it. I, personally, did not and just ate it plain.


seamster (author)2016-05-18

Nice and simple! Thank you for sharing this easy recipe :)

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