Making a Cake with your Slow Cooker



Using a slow cooker to make a cake can create an incredibly moist cake which is simple and delicious to make. 


  • 250ml water
  • 150g  granulated sugar
  • 115g cup Plain flour 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 
  • 5 egg whites 
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Powder 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
You will also need:
  • Aluminium tin foil
  • Clean Tea towel
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • Electric hand mixer or whisk


  • Firstly, you will need to prepare your slow cooker for the cake. You need to create a rack for the cake tin to sit. To do this you can twist a long piece of aluminium tin foil and turn it into a ring. Place this in the bottom of the slow cooker and add approximately 250 ml of water. Turn onto low and place the lid on 
  • Next, add sugar, flour and salt into a bowl and whisk until mixed.
  • In a separate bowl whisk egg whites and baking powder until stiff peaks form, usually around 3 minutes. Once formed add in the vanilla extracts.
  • Gently fold in the sugar mixture into the egg whites until they combine. 
  • Transfer batter into your cake tin (ensure this fit into the slow cooker)
  • Place into the slow cooker on top of the foil ring. 
  • Place the clean towel over the slow cooker, and place the lid over towel. 
  • Cook on Low for 2 hours (depending on your slow cookers it may take a little longer) Tip: use a toothpick to check by simply pricking the middle of the cake if it comes out clean the cake is done. 
  • Remove from the slow cooker and allow to cool. Once cooled remove from the tin and serve as desired. 
Tip! Why not top with whipped cream and summer fruits

These recipes should be used as a guide for creating new recipes, but they may need some tweaking along the way. 

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