Quick Cake – 13 delicious and easy recipes under 35 minutes

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Every housewife suffers from a lack of time from time to time. In such moments, simple recipes can help, but as always they have to taste very good. A quick cake can be very tasty even if you don’t use the usual ingredients like flour and eggs for the recipe or even without baking. Below you will find 13 great recipes, including the popular classics, but also a few inventive variations with interesting ingredients. Enjoy a coffee cake in a different way!

Quick cake without flour and without sugar in the microwave – gluten-free mug cake 

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Ingredients for 1 person:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp ground almonds
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • some lemon peel

Mix everything together very well to form a homogeneous mass. Divide the dough into two cups or a larger one and heat it in the microwave at 800 watts for about 1.5 minutes, then open the door briefly and then heat it again for 1 minute.

Simple, quick cake with few ingredients – chocolate cake with only two ingredients

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Ingredients for 4 persons:

  • 3 eggs
  • 165 g chocolate bars

Separate egg whites and yolks. Place egg whites in the refrigerator and preheat the oven. Melt the chocolate over the water bath and stir until creamy. When it cools down, add the three egg yolks. During this time, beat the egg whites with the mixer until stiff. Then gradually fold in it and the chocolate mixture. Line a springform pan with baking paper and pour in the mixture. Shake the baking pan gently before baking so that there are no air bubbles. Bake at 170 degrees for 30 minutes.

No quick cake with quark, but delicious quark balls


For three servings:

  • 250 g flour
  • 250 g quark
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 125 g of sugar
  • 1/2 pack of baking powder
  • 1/2 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Oil for deep-frying

Make a batter from all the ingredients and use two teaspoons to form small balls. Put this in the hot oil and fry until golden brown. Tip: do not put too many balls in the fat at once, as the dough will still rise and increase its volume.

Quick cake in a jar without baking – mango cheesecake


For 2 glasses:

  • 1 mango
  • 150 g biscuits of your choice (chocolate or wholemeal biscuits)
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 200 g cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey

Crumble the biscuits and add butter and sugar. Mix the mixture well, then divide between 2 glasses and press down with your fingers. Peel the mango, roughly chop the pulp and mix with the cream cheese, yoghurt and honey. It is best to use a hand blender to make a smooth mixture. Cool the cream in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours and distribute it in the glasses before serving.

Quick cake without egg with nuts


Ingredients for a loaf pan:

  • 250 g ground almonds or hazelnuts
  • 250 grams of sugar
  • 250 g semolina of your choice (made from whole grain, spelled or wheat)
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1/2 pack of baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • chopped chocolate
  • Lemon or orange peel
  • Oil for greasing
  • Icing sugar for sprinkling or couverture

Preheat the oven and grease the loaf pan. First mix the dry ingredients, then add the milk, lemon zest and chocolate. Mix everything very well and pour into the loaf pan. Bake for about 60 minutes at 200 ° C. Let it cool down and then take it out of the mold.

Vegan quick cake with blueberries


Ingredients for small (12 cm) springform pan:

  • 30 g almond flour
  • 50 g wheat flour
  • 1/2 baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 25 g of raw sugar
  • 130 ml of plant-based milk
  • 40 g blueberries or frozen berries of your choice
  • 1 tbsp egg substitute (mixed with water)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 40 g almond butter
  • optional: vegan couverture

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. If frozen berries are used, let them thaw briefly. During this time, mix the dry ingredients: wheat flour, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda and raw sugar together. Then add oil, milk, almond butter and egg substitute to the berries and puree. Now mix the liquid with the dry ingredients and stir into a dough without lumps. Put the dough in the springform pan and bake for about 25 minutes. Let the cake cool and then remove it from the mold.

Quick cake – low carb recipe for delicious mug cake


Ingredients for 2 cups:

  • 1 egg
  • 40 g melted butter
  • 100 ml milk
  • 40 g almond flour
  • 80 g fiber syrup
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 0.5 tsp baking powder

Mix the wet ingredients: egg, butter, milk, fiber syrup, vanilla extract together well. Then add the dry: almond flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Mix everything into a homogeneous dough and then divide it into two cups. Heat the cups individually in the microwave at 800 watts for about 1.5 minutes, take them out briefly and heat them again for 1 minute.

fast Cherry pie


Ingredients for a baking sheet:

  • 1 glass of morello cherries
  • 200 g butter
  • 400 g of sugar
  • 375 grams of flour
  • 50 g cocoa powder
  • 5 eggs
  • 250 ml of coffee
  • 1 pc. baking powder

Line the baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 190 ° C. Mix all ingredients together except the morello cherries and then fold in the morello cherries. Spread the dough on the baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes.

Quick Cake With Yogurt – Simple yogurt slices


Ingredients for a baking sheet:

  • 600 g natural yogurt
  • 600 g of cream
  • 150 g of flour
  • 250 grams of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 9 sheets of gelatin
  • 1 can of mandarins

Mix in eggs, flour, 150 g sugar and baking powder and make a dough out of them. Spread it on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven to 170 ° C 10-15 until golden brown. In the meantime, soak the gelatine and whip the cream. Add vanilla sugar and 100 g sugar, beat until stiff and fold in with natural yoghurt. Then stir in the gelatine. Spread the cream mixture on the cooled cake base, drain the mandarins and use them to decorate the cake.

Gluten-free quick cake with just two ingredients – Nutella cake


  • 250 g Nutella
  • 4 eggs

Heat the Nutella in the microwave or melt it over a water bath and let it cool. Beat the eggs with a mixer until they have tripled in volume. Carefully fold in the egg and chocolate mixture little by little, but do not stir too much, otherwise the mixture will lose volume. Put everything in a cake tin and bake in the preheated oven at 170 ° C for about 25 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar when serving.

Quick cake with applesauce – apple crumble

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For the ground:

  • 1 egg
  • 80 g butter
  • 80 g of sugar
  • 200 g of flour
  • 1/2 pack of baking powder

For the sprinkles:

  • 150 g of flour
  • 60 g of sugar
  • 80 g butter
  • Cinnamon powder

For the filling:

  • 750 g applesauce
  • 2 apples
  • 1 packet of vanilla pudding for cooking
  • Apple juice
  • sugar

Mix together the ingredients for the base. Pour the dough into the springform pan and use your fingers to form a 2-3 cm edge. Set the cake base aside. Heat the applesauce in a small saucepan. Mix the pudding powder with a little apple juice and when the puree is simmering, add the dissolved pudding powder. Stir vigorously and remove the saucepan from the plate. Let the mixture cool down. During this time peel the apples and cut into thin slices. Spread half of the apples on the floor. Then spread the pudding mixture and then the rest of the sliced ​​apples on top. Now knead the crumble and add it to the mass. Bake at 160 ° C for 45-50 minutes.