Top 10 microwave desserts
Try these delicious, filling desserts, from indulgent chocolate cake to hearty banana pudding, which can be made in less than 20 minutes in the microwave. Quick, tasty and super easy!
Words by: Christina Geggus
Looking for tasty puddings that are super quick? Check out our top 10 microwave desserts, all of which can be rustled up in less than 20 minutes.
Whether you’re cooking for the family or just yourself, we all love a delicious dessert at the end of the day. With these easy microwavable puddings that can be thrown together in a flash, no one’s sweet tooth will be left unsatisfied. Free from the hassle of using the oven, hob or grill, these desserts are fuss-free and made from simple, inexpensive ingredients.
These easy mug cakes will give you that much-needed chocolate fix using just storecupboard ingredients. Add in your choice of chocolate chips, nuts or raisins – you can even add a scoop of vanilla ice cream, too.
If you’re after some serious indulgence, these simple peanut butter and jam brownies are for you. Done in just 15 minutes, they’re perfect for a sweet tooth.
Good Food reader Catherine Dunkley shares her perfect coffee and walnut cake that’s quick and easy. Top with clusters of walnuts for a crunchy buttercream top. A great weekend bake that will go down a treat.
We all love banana bread, right? Well, this one is the best ever in our opinion! It’s sure to be a family favourite and only takes 20 minutes to make. The riper the bananas used, the better.
This is Edwina Hanslo’s super easy chocolate cake. Layered with creamy chocolate ganache, this crowd-pleaser is an ideal choice for busy parents.
This simple vegan dessert is packed with succulent raspberries and ready in just under 10 minutes. Make it your own by adding blueberries, strawberries or blackberries. Serve with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream to satisfy your sweet cravings.
For all the lemon lovers out there, this is the pudding for you. It’s ready in just 10 minutes and is delicious. Want something a bit richer? Swap out the lemon zest for cocoa powder and chocolate to make a hearty chocolate pud.
This sponge is fruity heaven and can be cooked in the microwave in just 10 minutes. Serve with hot custard or single cream.
Taking only a few minutes to rustle up, these delicious coffee-flavoured mug cakes are the best chocolate puddings ever. Serve with ice cream and liqueur for a rich, indulgent dessert.
A scrummy dessert that the family will want every week. A great sweet treat that uses up leftover bread and bananas, this pudding is warming, comforting and ready in just 10 minutes!
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