Microwave Spiced Bran Cakes Recipe

Microwave Spiced Bran Cakes Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 15

75 g/3 oz All Bran cereal
250 ml/8 fl oz/1 cup milk
175 g/6 oz plain (all-purpose) flour
75 g/3 oz caster (superfine) sugar
10 ml/2 tsp baking powder
10 ml/2 tsp ground mixed (apple-pie) spice
A pinch of salt
60 ml/4 tbsp golden (light corn) syrup

45 ml/3 tbsp oil
1 egg, lightly beaten
75 g/3 oz raisins
15 ml/1 tbsp grated orange rind


Soak the cereal in the milk for 10 minutes. Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, mixed spice and salt, then mix into the cereal. Stir in the syrup, oil, egg, raisins and orange rind. Spoon into paper cases (cupcake papers) and microwave five cakes at a time on High for 4 minutes. Repeat for the remaining cakes.

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