Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Cakes and Frostings

Below the list of recipes contained in the Cakes and Frostings chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Cornbread
  • Sugar & Spice Apple Cake
  • Apple Streusel Cake (recipe available)
  • Banana Cake with Whipped Cream Topping
  • Blueberry Streusel Cake
  • Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Cheesecake
  • Italian Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
  • Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting
  • Coffee Cake
  • Lemon Cake with Lemon Juice Topping
  • Pound Cake
  • Rhubarb Pudding Cake
  • Shoo-Fly Cake
  • Spice Leftover Cake with Glossy Chocolate Icing
  • Walnut Torte
  • White Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting
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Walnut Torte

1 small egg

¼ cup sugar

¼ cup graham cracker crumbs

2 tbsp. finely chopped walnuts or pecans

Place all ingredients in 2-cup liquid measure. Beat with electric mixer until well mixed. Pour into 1-pint Menu-ette*. Cook 1:50 minutes (_____) at 100% power, giving Menu-ette a half-turn halfway through cooking time. (Autorotating oven: Eliminate turn.) Let stand 10 minutes to cool.

vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Turn out onto plate. Serve topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream (see recipe).

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.

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*Search for 1-Pint and 1½-Pint Menu-ettes at eBay Auctions

CorningWare Menu-ette


The CorningWare Menu-ettes are especially helpful when cooking for one in the microwave.




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