Since moving house I have been without a microwave, and boy do I miss having one. They’re so convenient when time is short. What can take 35 minutes in the oven only takes 8 minutes in the microwave. That’s why I have been looking for a new one recently. I miss being able to pop the rice in the microwave for 2 minutes, instead of spending 10 minutes standing over the hob.

Another reason I really want a microwave is to try out some of the delicious desserts you can make using them! I knew you could make a few things in the microwave, cupcake in a mug for example, but there’s so much more that you can make in the microwave and I want to give the recipes a go. It’s not just desserts either, you can make meals too such as quiche, poached eggs and even chicken fajitas. It’s quite incredible how much can be cooked in the microwave, especially if you have a combination microwave oven by Panasonic which has the option to grill, steam and bake.

I didn’t want to be greedy, so I thought I would share 5 of the delicious dessert recipes I found so you can enjoy them too.


Microwave Brownies

Brownies are one of my favourite desserts, especially with a scoop of vanilla ice cream – yum! If you like brownies but not the hassle of making them then you need to take a look at this delicious microwave brownies recipe from the Food Network. The recipe from start to finish takes just 15 minutes and has a tasty star rating of 4 and a half out of 5!


3 Minute Fudge

If you’re looking for a dessert that you can whip up in no time at all, how about this scrummy 3 minute microwave fudge recipe from V and Co. Incredibly there are just three ingredients in this tasty looking treat. Guests on the way? No problem. Quickly make a batch of 3 minute fudge, your guests are sure to love it. Just remember to keep some for yourself!


Molten chocolate mug cake

This could possibly be heaven in a mug! A quick and easy recipe that takes just 5 minutes from start to finish and is out of this world! A mix between chocolate lava cake and a chocolate souffle, with a moist chocolate flavoured sponge and a gooey melt in the middle chocolate centre. If you want to give this recipe a go head over to Cleobuttera where you can try it for yourself. For an extra tasty treat why not add a dollop of cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. You won’t be disappointed.


60 second chocolate chip cookie in a mug

This 60 second chocolate chip cookie in a mug recipe from Picky Palate is incredible! A cookie, in a mug and it takes just 60 seconds – count me in. The recipe uses ingredients we all have in our cupboards and it’s made using one ramekin, so you don’t end up with lots of dishes to wash up either. If you’re feeling indulgent why not add a scoop of your favourite ice cream too.


Mixed Berry Crumble

One for the fruit lovers out there. This colourful, mixed berry crumble recipe from Tips On Life And Love looks like a great choice for those chilly Autumn evenings that are heading our way. With only a few ingredients and 3 minutes, you can make this yummy dessert. It’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.

The only question is, which dessert are you going to make first?

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  • Reply
    Hayley F
    September 17, 2016 at 8:45 am

    Wow, i’m going to try some of these. Think i will attempt the brownie first x

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    William Gould
    September 17, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    The Molten chocolate mug cake looks fabulous!

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    Kelly Ellen Hirst
    September 19, 2016 at 11:21 am

    These all look amazing! Especially for a chocoholic like me!

  • Reply
    September 19, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    Wow, yes please! I’m going to give a couple of these a try, thanks for posting them.

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    Kayleigh White
    September 19, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    The chocolate chip cookie one has my name all over it! Super blog post – thanks!

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    September 25, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    these all look so nice

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    Hayley Colburn
    September 26, 2016 at 12:55 am

    so tempting (but torture to see as I’m on a diet)

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    Antonio Santos
    September 27, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    I will definitely try the 60 second chocolate chip cookie in a mug =)

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    Alison Johnson
    September 27, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    These look delicious! I only ever use my microwave for heating things like milk & baked beans! Going to have to give some of these a try.

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    Kirsti Peters
    September 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    Mmmmm they all look so yummy

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    eirini kourvouli
    September 28, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    yummyyy i would love to try them all

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    Tiffeny Brown
    September 29, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    These look absolutely delicious, particularly the mixed berry crumble :p x

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    Emma Campbell
    September 29, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    Great post, love easy ways to make delicious food!

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