Homemade Oven for Pizza and Cakes

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Intro: Homemade Oven for Pizza and Cakes

If you do not have Oven and love to bake, then do not despair! Try this simple Homemade Oven and enjoy the treats of your baking!

Tip no 1
You can bake cakes easily in Pressure Cooker.

Tip no 2
As the diameter of Pressure cookers is small, so Pizza cannot be baked in them. That is why I have a secret to share with you!

My daughter loves baking but we did not have Oven. So I let her use Pressure Cooker to bake a cake. But after baking, the insides of cooker turned black from burning steam and I did not like this all. Although the cakes baked in cooker are excellent to eat but they can ruin your precious cookers. And this is what I taught her to do.


Step 1: How to Bake in It? - 1


Take a large Cooking Utensil/Pot made of Steel or material like that.

Put in it an iron/steel rack.

We have two sizes.

The shallow one for cakes and higher one for pizza.

As the diameter of cooking pots is much larger than pressure cooker and more likely to have in our houses, so Pizza can be baked easily in them.

Step 2: How to Bake in It? - 2

First turn on the stove and put Cooking Pot on it, covered with Lid.

Heat it on medium flame for about 10 minutes.

When Cake/Pizza is ready to bake, first put steel rack in its center and place cake mould or pizza pan in it wearing mittens.

Cover the pot with a piece of Clean Cotton Cloth (a bit larger than pot) before covering it with lid.

Then put the lid back and fold the corners of cloth up on it.

Place something heavy on lid to prevent steam going out.

The cloth will retain the moisture and will not let the hotness out.

Step 3: How to Bake in It? - 3

Bake cake/pizza according to recipe time on medium flame for first 5-10 minutes, and then on low flame.

When taking out the Ready cake/pizza, first lift the weight off it with mittens.

Then pick up the lid and cloth.

Take out the prepared Cake/Pizza using mittens and let the oven cool.

See? So easy!

And my daughter and me have peace till this day!

Check out her recipe for "No-Yeast Pizza Dough with Instant Snacks Topping" made in Homemade Oven! 

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    pearlspider7

    2 years ago

    This form of cooking was done by pioneer women in the coals of the fire. I used it cooking with my Franklin stove. Got to buy the wood --- might as well get your monies worth. My family even used a camping stove to bake with.

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    Abhishek001

    2 years ago

    Can I bake anything like fish fillets. Please reply as it was very interesting.

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    whilden

    3 years ago on Step 3

    excellent idea! just to confirm - no need for water in the pot, correct?

    many thanks

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    soniaali

    3 years ago on Introduction

    I am very thankful to you for sharing your excellant receipe.Can u tell me the time of baking pizza in pot after covering lid with cloth,how much time we heat it and on what flame slow,or extremely slow.And if we can use water for steam production,please tell the use of water and its quantity in pizza baking.....

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    soniaali

    3 years ago on Introduction

    I am very thankful to you for sharing your excellant receipe.Can u tell me the time of baking pizza in pot after covering lid with cloth,how much time we heat it and on what flame slow,or extremely slow.And if we can use water for steam production,please tell the use of water and its quantity in pizza baking.....

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    tammar

    6 years ago on Introduction

    hi? I like the idea so much its the best i have gotten after hours of googling. I have just one question do u put water on the pot so that the steam is released or you just heat the air in the pot. Its the same question as Meyeco asked. Kindly reply.

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    Saxidomus

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you. This is a great idea. I did something sort of similar. I baked bread on the little propane stove we use to heat the house when the electric power goes out in a storm. The top of the stove is only about 6"x7" and gets hot enough to keep a pot of water just below boiling. Use a one-loaf size bread recipe. I followed the recipe, kneaded it only once, and put it in a greased pan on the stove. Use a pan deep enough so your bread can rise. Put a lid on top. The bread will slowly rise and bake. This takes some time but the bread is delicious. It will be brown on the bottom. You can turn it over and bake a while longer to brown the top if you want to.

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    canida

    8 years ago on Introduction

    This is an excellent idea!

    Thank you for sharing your solution.

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    meyeco

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Do you fill the pot with water, to create steam, or are you simply warming the air inside the pot?

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    paganwonder

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you so much for sharing such a useful instructable! I grew up in a world over run with appliances and would never have imagined a solution for baking without an oven. Well done!