Surprising Food You Should cook in Microwave

26 Surprising Food You Should Cook in Microwave

There are lots of food you can make at home with your microwave you probably didn’t know. Microwave is not just for heating already made meals. It can be used for cooking, baking, grilling, and a whole lot more. Check out 26 Surprising Food You Should cook in Microwave.

I am a foodie I must confess! The only thing I love more than food is more food and i’m sure I have people like me or better than me out there that love to keep their mouths busy most of the time. This article is dedicated to everyone who loves to make food, eat or try new delicacies.

Read further to discover mouth watering meals you should cook with your microwave at home.

 

26 Surprising Food You Should cook in Microwave

See below a list of food you should cook in microwave today or make plans to.

 

1. Chocolate Mug Cake

How to make Chocolate Mug Cake in Microwave
Image Source: cake Kirbie’s Cravings

Recipe: Whisk 1/4 cup flour, 5 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 egg, 3 tablespoons milk, 3 tablespoons vegetable oil and a dash of vanilla extract and salt in a large mug until smooth. Microwave until puffed, about 2 minutes. Watch How to Make Chocolate Mug Cake in Microwave HERE

 

 

2. Poached Eggs

How to Make Poached Eggs in Microwave
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Recipe: 1cup water, pinch salt (optional), egg, pinch sea salt (to taste), pinch fresh ground black pepper (to taste). See How to Make Poached Eggs in Microwave HERE

 

 

3. Healthier Potato Chips

 How to Make Healthier Potato Chips in Microwave
Image Source: onegreenplanet.org

Recipe: large potatoes (russet, yellow gold, white or red potatoes), your choice spices (granulated garlic powder, seasoning salt, cayenne pepper, dried dill weed, granulated garlic powder), vegetable oil, for microwave bacon tray. See How to Make Healthier Potato Chips in Microwave HERE

 

 

4. Creamy Polenta

How to Make Creamy Polenta in Microwave.
Image Source: Taste

Recipe: 4 cups water, 1 teaspoon fine salt, 1 cup polenta, 3 tablespoons butter, divided, 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, plus more for garnish. Watch How to Make Creamy Polenta in Microwave HERE

5. Mac & Cheese

How to make Mac and Cheese in Microwave
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Recipe: 4 cups water, 1 cup elbow macaroni, 3 tablespoons flour, uncooked, 2 tablespoons butter, 3 tablespoons flour, 1⁄2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup low-fat milk, 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated, breadcrumbs (optional). See How To Make One-Bowl Microwave Mac and Cheese in Microwave HERE

 

6. Frothed Milk for a Homemade Latte

How to Make Frothed Milk for a Homemade Latte in Microwave
Image Source: Huffington Post

Recipe: 1 part espresso or strongly brewed coffee (I use Gourmesso pods), 3 parts 2% or nonfat milk, Optional: Simple Vanilla Syrup or sweetener/flavored syrup of choice; cocoa powder or cinnamon to garnish; ice. See How to Make Frothed Milk for a Homemade Latte in Microwave HERE

 

7. Toasted Nuts

How to Make Microwave Toasted Nuts in Microwave
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Recipe: 1cup shelled raw whole nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, or pine nuts), teaspoon vegetable oil (optional) or 1 teaspoon melted butter (optional). See How to Make Microwave Toasted Nuts in Microwave HERE

 

8. Dried Herbs

How to Dry Herbs in Microwave
Image Source: Serious Eats

What you need: Herbs. See How to dry herbs in a microwave HERE

 

9. Bread Dough

How to Make a Bread Dough in Microwave
Image Source: Olady Bakes

Recipe: 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 2-3 tablespoons oil, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 2-3 tablespoons milk, 2 tablespoons water, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional). See How to Make a Bread Dough in Microwave HERE

 

10. Popcorn

How to Make a Popcorn in Microwave
Image Source: Reader’s Digest

Recipe: 1/4 cup popcorn kernels, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, and 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt. See How to Make a Popcorn in Microwave HERE

 

11. Nutella Hot Fudge

How to Make a Nutella Hot Fudge in Microwave
Image Source: bettycrocker.com

Recipe: 3 tbsp (44.3 ml) Nutella, 1 ⅓ cup (315.4 ml) milk. See How to Make a Nutella Hot Fudge in Microwave HERE

 

12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Serious Eats

Recipe: 

Filling (enough for 4 cakes): 1/4 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cake: 3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips, 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 large egg, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 1/8 teaspoon baking powder, 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, 2 to 3 tablespoons marshmallow spread, such as Fluff. See How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake in Microwave HERE

 

13. Pineapple Upside Down Cake

How to Make Pineapple Upside Down Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Betty Crocker

Recipe: 1cup brown sugar, tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, slices canned pineapple, 9g lace cherries, 60g butter or 60g margarine, 1cup caster sugar, large egg, 1cup milk, cup self-raising flour, teaspoon cinnamon, ground, teaspoon ginger, ground. See How to Make Pineapple Upside Down Cake in Microwave HERE

 

14. Peanut Brittle

How to Make Peanut Brittle in Microwave
Image Source: King Arthur Flour

Recipe: 1 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup light corn syrup, 1 cup salted peanuts, 1 teaspoon butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon baking soda. Watch How to Make Peanut Brittle in Microwave HERE

 

Also Read: How To Bake With A Microwave Oven – 6 Simple Steps

 

15. Carrot Cake

How to Make a Microwave Carrot Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Chocolate Covered Katie

Recipe: 1.5 cup – Maida, 2 tsp – ground Cinnamon, 1.5 tsp – baking soda, 1 tsp – Nutmeg, 1/2 tsp – salt, 3 cups – grated Carrot, 1.5 cup – Sugar, 1 cup – oil, 1 cup – chopped Walnuts or Cashew nuts, 3 – eggs, beaten. See How to Make a Microwave Carrot Cake in Microwave HERE

 

16. Apple Upside Down Cake

How to Make Apple Upside Down Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Betty Crocker

Recipe: 3 tbsp Apple Juice, ¼ cup Sugar, 1 Apple (any kind), 1 cup All-purpose Flour, 2 Egg Whites, 3 tbsp Butter, ½ tsp Baking Powder, ¼ tsp Baking Soda. See How to Make Apple Upside Down Cake in Microwave HERE

17. Healthy Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf

How to Make a Pumkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf in Microwave
Image Source: Desserts With Benefits

Recipe: 1 tbs Ground Flax seed, ½ cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk, ⅓ cup 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree, canned, 1 tsp Apple Pie Spice (or Ground Cinnamon), 4 packets Natural Sweetener, to taste (stevia, Truvia, etc.), ⅛ tsp Salt, 1½ tbs Vanilla Brown Rice Protein Powder, 51g (½ cup) Quinoa Flakes. See How to Make a Healthy Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf in Microwave HERE

18. German Chocolate Cake

How to Make German Chocolate Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Betty Crocker

Recipe: 

Cake: 1 cup vegetable oil, plus more for greasing the pans, 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled, plus more for dusting the pans, 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon fine salt, 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped, 2 cups granulated sugar, 3 large eggs, at room temperature, 1 cup milk.

Filling: 1 1/2 cups pecans, 1 cup milk, 3 large egg yolks, 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1/4 cup corn syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon fine salt, 1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut.

Frosting: 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped, 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream. See How to Make German Chocolate Cake in Microwave HERE

 

19. Caramel Corn

How to Make Caramel Corn in Microwave
Image Source: Genius Kitchen

Recipe: bags of butter pop secret microwave popcorn or 2 bags popcorn, popped, cup brown sugar, packed, 1cup butter, 1cup light corn syrup, 1teaspoon salt(optional), 1teaspoon baking soda. See How to Make Caramel Corn in Microwave HERE.

 

20. Indian Milk Fudge

How to Make Indian Milk Fudge in Microwave
Image Source: MyYellowApron

Recipe: 14 oz . Cans Condensed milk of (I used fat free condensed milk), 1¾ cups Milk powder (I ued non-fat milk powder), 2 tbsp Ghee Butter /, 2 tsp Cardamom powder. See How to Make Indian Milk Fudge in Microwave HERE

 

 

21. Cream-Free Truffles

See How to make Cream-Free Truffles in Microwave
Image Source: Low Carb Yum

Recipe: cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (18 ounce), 1(14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk, tablespoon vanilla extract, chopped flaked coconut (optional), chocolate sprinkles (optional), colored sprinkles (optional), cocoa (optional), finely chopped nuts (optional). See How to make Cream-Free Truffles in Microwave HERE

22. Mug Sticky Toffee Pudding

How to Make Mug Sticky Toffee Pudding in Microwave
Image Source: Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking

Recipe: 10 small dates , roughly chopped, 1 1/2 tablespoons hot water, ⅛ teaspoons baking soda, 1 ½ tablespoons (¾ oz/ 22g) butter, 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 1/2 tablespoons self – raising flour, 2 tablespoons beaten egg, 1/2 tablespoons walnuts , roughly chopped (optional). See How to Make Mug Sticky Toffee Pudding in Microwave HERE

23. Chocolate Chip Cookie

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie in Microwave
Image Source: Greens & Chocolate

Recipe:  ¼ tsp vanilla extract, 2 tbsp chocolate chips, 15 g softened butter, 1 tbsp white caster sugar, 1 tbsp dark brown sugar, 3 tbsp flour, 1 egg yolk. See How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie in Microwave HERE

 

24. Vegan Cake

How to Make Vegan Cake in Microwave
Image Source: Genius Kitchen

Recipe: 1⁄4 cup flour, 1⁄4 cup sugar, 1⁄2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder, 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda, 1⁄8 teaspoon salt, 1⁄2 tablespoon vegetable oil, 3⁄4 teaspoon white vinegar, 1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla, 1⁄4 cup water. See How to Make Vegan Cake in Microwave HERE

Also Read: How to Bake In Microwave FAQ and Answers

 

 

25. Blueberry Cobbler

How to Make Blueberry Cobbler in Microwave
Image Source: Genius Kitchen

Recipe: cups fresh blueberries (or frozen if desired), tablespoons sugar, tablespoon cornstarch, 1cup old fashioned oats, 1cup packed brown sugar, tablespoons flour, tablespoons chopped almonds, 141teaspoon cinnamon, tablespoons cold butter (no exceptions), vanilla ice cream(optional). See How to Make Blueberry Cobbler in Microwave HERE

 

26. Rice Krispie Treats

How to make a Rice Krispie Treats in Microwave
Image Source: Genius Kitchen

Recipe: tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine, 40 large marshmallows(or 4 cups mini-marshmallows), cups Rice Krispies. See How to make a Rice Krispie Treats in Microwave HERE

 

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