Individual orange poppy seed cakes





250g unsalted butter, melted

1 cup (220g) caster sugar

2 eggs

finely grated zest and juice of 4 oranges

1 cup (150g) self-raising flour

½ cup (75g) plain flour

1 Tbsp poppy seeds

whipped cream and candied orange slices, to decorate


1. Combine the butter, sugar, eggs and zest in a bowl, then whisk until smooth. Mix in 100ml orange juice (reserving the rest for another use).Sift the flours together, then fold in with the poppy seeds, beating until smooth.

2. Spoon into 2 lined Décor® Microsafe™ 6 Cupcake Trays, making 12 individual cakes, then stack the trays. Microwave on full power for 4 minutes, then swap the trays and microwave for 2 more minutes. Allow to cool, then decorate with whipped cream and candied orange slices.

Tip: If using one tray, cook 6 cupcakes for 3 minutes and then cool. Then repeat with the remaining batter. Total cooking time for 12 cupcakes will be 6 minutes