5 Minute Microwave Lemon Cake

I've got a 5 Minute Microwave Lemon Cake for all your dessert emergencies. This recipe makes enough to serve four, so you can crush the sugar cravings of a whole family. It's totally awesome.

  • Author: Renee Rendall
  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: None
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Units Scale
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 100 grams butter, room temperature
  • 100 grams self-rising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons lemon curd


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to to combine all ingredients except for the lemon curd. Transfer your batter to a microwave safe bowl. You'll want something about the size of a small mixing bowl or big soup bowl. You may want to butter or spray your bowl if you plan on turning your cake out.
  2. Cook in the microwave for three minutes.
  3. While your cake cools slightly, warm up your lemon curd for about 30 seconds in the microwave.
  4. Pour your lemon curd over your cake and serve warm.


Keywords: Lemon, Cake

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