Simple white bread recipe that takes 90 seconds to make in the microwave

If you’ve always wanted to whip up your own loaf of bread, but the usual lengthy process put you off, we’ve found an easy recipe that you’ll love.

The best thing about it is that it doesn’t involve hours of proofing – or even an oven!

All you need to make the white loaf is a microwave and a handful of basic ingredients like self-raising flour, eggs and baking powder.

Microwave bread recipe

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 40g self raising flour
  • 1 egg white
  • 25g margarine
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1/3 tsp sugar
  • 1/3 tsp baking powder


  • Get a large mug and whisk the egg until foamy
  • Add baking powder and lemon juice then mix
  • Add all of the other ingredients to the mug and mix until smooth and sticky
  • Microwave for 90 seconds
  • Slice and toast

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