Make a birthday cake in five minutes in the microwave? Here’s how to do it!
If you need a last minute cake or if you want to have a little fun with the kids, there is a way to make a birthday cake that cooks in just five minutes. Kila Peeples tried the recipe out, to see if this was a birthday wish, or a birthday blowout. 5-minute Birthday Cake:For the cake¾ stick softened butter½ cup sugar¼ cup room temp yogurt¾ cup room temp milk1 cup all purpose flour2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla extractDirections:Sift together dry ingredients. Pour the mixture into a microwave safe container, lined with parchment paper, and cook in the microwave for 5 minutes on high. If after 5 minutes the cake hasn’t finished baking, continue to bake it until done.
Want an easy way to peel garlic? Check this out!
Peeling this pesky vegetable can be frustrating, and quite fragrant. Garlic cloves can be tricky to open, but Kila Peeples found a few ways to peel them perfectly. For this week’s Try It Out Tuesday, she tried a traditional way to peel garlic by smashing it with a kitchen utensil, another way by shaking the entire bulb in a mason jar, and finally, by putting the bulb in the microwave for 20 seconds. Watch the video above to see which way Kila chose as her favorite way to peel a garlic clove.
Get your microwave sparkling clean with these kitchen items
You, or someone in your family, uses this in your kitchen almost daily and it can get quite dirty. Kila Peeples wanted to find a way to make her microwave sparkle, without using all of the strong cleansers. So, she tried to clean it with a couple of items that are also in the kitchen. She tested whether white vinegar or baking soda could clean her microwave the best, and it was a close call. Watch the video above to see which kitchen staple knocked out the dirt.
2 teens, grandmother hurt in freak incident involving art project, microwave parts in Utica
UTICA, Mich. Two teenagers and a grandmother were rushed to nearby hospitals after a freak incident in Utica involving a woodworking art project and microwave parts. Utica police said the incident happened on the Fourth of July outside an apartment building near 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue. Utica police Chief Sean Coady said an 18-year-old man has extensive electrical burns to his lungs and is in a medically induced coma. In the Utica case, a father, his son and the sons girlfriend were using a transformer taken out of a microwave. His grandmother also ran over to help and was shocked, officials said.