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Place a bowl of water in the microwave (with a non-metal object such as a wooden spoon or stir stick in the water*) and heat for 3 - 5 minutes, depending how hard the crud is really stuck on. When microwave stops, keep the door closed to give the moisture and steam the heated bowl of water generated to have time to work. Remove bowl (careful, it's hot) and take a moist, warm cloth to the inside of the microwave. The crud bits should wipe off easily

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How to make a cake in koryo microwave oven KMC2323


Pinched this off the internet . Method Baking a Whole Cake in the Microwave.
  1. 1 Mix your cake batter. In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup softened butter or margarine with 3/4 cup sugar and 2/3 cup flour. Stir together with a spoon or rubber spatula.
    • You can use regular flour if you don't have self-rising, but you cake will end up more like a brownie in texture.
  2. 2 Add in the rest of your ingredients. Pour in 3 tablespoons of milk. Crack in 3 medium eggs, and add 1 teaspoon of baking powder and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
    • You can use whole, fat free, 2%, or whatever type of milk you prefer.
  3. 12Edit step 3 Flavor your cake. For a chocolate cake, add 1/3 cup cocoa powder. For a vanilla cake, add another teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  4. 13Edit step 4 Mix together. Stir well with a fork or use an electric mixer to mix for about 4-5 minutes or until smooth. If you have a food processor, you can also add all of your ingredients to the food processor for about 60 seconds to mix instead.
  5. 5 Spoon your cake batter into a microwave safe dish. This is very important! Never use a metal baking pan for microwave baking.
    • A shallow dish will probably give you the best results.
  6. 6 Bake your cake. Cook your cake in the microwave for 3-4 minutes on full power. The cake will bubble and puff in the microwave just as it would in the oven, and just as it starts to set (it'll still be jiggly), it's done.[2]
    • Check to see if your cake is baked by sticking a toothpick straight down into the center. Your toothpick should come out clean. If there is gooey cake reside on the toothpick, put your cake back in the microwave and cook it in 1 minute increments until done.
    • Take care not to overcook. If you microwave your cake for too long, it will dry out.

Sep 04, 2015 | In Microwave Ovens

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microwave keeps smoking going to explode


1. Is there any foreign metal object like a metal spoon in it when you are trying to heat something?

2. Are you heating something that is supposed to be covered so it won't splatter that isn't covered correctly?

Nov 11, 2012 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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I have Ultrex II cookware. the nonstick interior is peeling off several of my pans and getting into the food. very disappointed. hope it is not a health problem.


most of this is teflon plastic , you have probably eaten worst . but there is a spray replacement to re-coat your cook work. just heat high and spray on and cool off and done non-stick again foe a few years at least . some can be purchased @ Walmart. or on Ebay hope this works out for you. use only plastic or wooden spoons etc, not metal it scraps it off again ....... >

Dec 20, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Can you run a microwave with nothing in it? Someone told me that just putting a sponge in it will ruin the microwave.


hi, running it with nothing in it will cause it no harm, the only object that will cause it any harm is if you place anything metalic inside it whilst it is switched on.

to clean a microwave most people place a bowl of clean water inside and put the microwave on high for 5 to 10 min doing this breaks up any grime stuck inside the microwave making it easier to wipe off, you can also put a wet cloth in a bowl and switch it on doing this does the same as a bowl of water.

so the only thing that can cause damage is anything with metal in it this will cause it to short out.

hope that has been some help to you

Aug 18, 2010 | Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven

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boiling water


This is not unusual, and it can reuslt in a nasty burn.

It may help if you be sure the sides of the container are wet before you heat it.

Also, after heating, if you push the microwave back and forth a little bit before opening the door, that may trigger the outburst in a safer manner.

Even better, if this happens a lot with a certain container, put a wooden (non-metallic) spoon in the container before you heat it.

Here's an interesting article about this from Snopes:
http://www.snopes.com/science/microwave.asp

And an advisory from the FDA:
http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/consumer/erupted.html

Nov 18, 2007 | Microwave Ovens

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