Microwave Cake

Microwave Cake

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"Easy fast cake that can be made in the microwave in approximately 12 minutes. My favorite combinations are: chocolate cake mix with cherry pie filling or yellow cake mix with apple pie filling ( I add a bit of cinnamon for flavor to this one.)"
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servings 258 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.9g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 323 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Mix the box of cake mix, eggs, pie filling and applesauce till moist. Use a microwave safe bundt pan or substitute a microwave safe bowl that has a microwave safe cup or cone placed in the middle of it (to mimic a bundt pan). Pour mixture into the bowl around the cup.
  2. Bake on high for 6 minutes 30 seconds, turn and bake for another 6 minutes 30 seconds on high. Remove from oven and cover bowl with a dish and let stand for 5 minutes (this finishes the cooking process).
  3. Turn cake over onto dish and remove cone (cup) for a delicious quick dessert. Good hot with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.


  1. 49 Ratings

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So far I have tried the following combinations: chocolate cake mix with cherry pie filling, white cake mix with strawberry pie filling, and yellow cake mix with apple pie filling and cinnamon. ...

Most helpful critical review

This didn't work for me. Maybe it depends on the microwave? It got very done in some parts and not done at all in others, even though I turned it. It didn't taste the greatest either.

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So far I have tried the following combinations: chocolate cake mix with cherry pie filling, white cake mix with strawberry pie filling, and yellow cake mix with apple pie filling and cinnamon. ...

This is a great recipe, Another great substitue is spice cake, with a can of pumkin, I let them cool and dust top with powdered sugar!

This is WONDERFUL!! I make the chocolate cake with cherry pie filling, then drizzled chocolate syrup over it while it was still warm and served with vanilla ice cream. Sinful! Thanks so muc...

The chocolate cake with cherry pie filling is delicious. To frost this cake I take 1 cup of chocolate chips melt them in the microwave just until melted then add half small container ( 250 ml) o...

This recipe came out wonderful... I took the photo you see of the finished yellow cake (mine was Lemon). I changed several things others might want to try... I didn't have canned pie filling and...

This was very good. I also like lemon cake with lemon pie filling (dusted with powdered sugar!). Thank you for posting this very easy recipe. Great when the kids are in the mood for cake, but I ...

I was quite surprised with how good this was. I ecpected it to turn out rubbery but tried it anyway because it sounded so easy (and inexpensive). Glad I did. I made the chocolate cake using a...

The cherry filling version has to be one of our all time favorite cake recipes. It was so quick and easy to make.

This was such a simple recipe!! I needed a quick last minute dessert and this fit the bill. I did bake in the oven for 40 min at 350 instead of microwaving. It turned out moist and scrumptiou...

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