How to Bake a Cake Without an Oven

Looking for a way to bake a cake without an oven? This is the easiest and quickest method to do that. It’s so easy to make and the cakes are so cute. Kids and adults alike love it.

how to bake a cake without an oven

You may ask, if I can bake a cake with a sandwich toaster, can I make a cake with a waffle maker? Yes, you can! So if you don’t have an oven or just want to try something new, this no-oven cake, baked in a sandwich toaster and a waffle maker is perfect for you. It’s so quick. I promise you, within 15 minutes, at most 20 minutes if it is your first time, you have cakes perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch boxes and one you can eat as a snack.

Watch the video: How to Bake a Cake without an Oven [Video]

Recipes Related to Cake baked in a Sandwich Toaster:

Ingredients for Cake baked in a Sandwich Toaster

The following quantities of ingredients will get you 12 triangular sandwich size cakes and 2 square waffle cakes.

  • 200g (1½ cups) all purpose flour
  • 125g (1 stick) salted butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup warm whole milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla flavour

For greasing the sandwich toaster:

  • butter or margarine

how to bake a cake with a waffle maker

Tools, utensils and equipment you’ll need

The following are the minimal tools and equipment you'll need to bake the cake in a sandwich toaster and a waffle maker:

  • Sandwich Toaster
  • Hand mixer, whisk or blender
  • Bowls
  • Sieve (sifter)

Directions for baking the no-oven cake:

  1. Melt the butter for 40 secs in the microwave oven.
  2. Warm up the whole milk.
  3. Whisk the egg and the sugar in a bowl till pale and well combined. See the video below.
  4. Add the melted salted butter, the warm milk and vanilla flavour. Mix till well combined.
  5. Sift the all purpose flour and the baking powder into the mix in the bowl.
  6. Mix very well till everything is well combined. If you got your ingredients right, you should get a mix that has the consistency of a thick condensed milk. Watch the video below.
  7. Grease the plates of the sandwich toaster with some butter or margarine.
  8. Scoop 2 tablespoons of cake batter into each partition of the sandwich toaster taking care not to overfill it. Watch the video below to see the level you should be aiming for because if overfilled, you will end up with a big mess.
  9. Cover the sandwich toaster, turn it on and bake for exactly 8 minutes and enjoy your golden cakes baked without an oven!

You can also bake the cake in a waffle maker, demo for baking a cake in a waffle maker also in the video below.

Watch the video below for visuals of how to bake a cake in a sandwich toaster.