Cake in 15 minutes! The famous cake that drives the whole world crazy! Better than apple pie

Who doesn’t love cake? And what if I told you there’s a cake recipe so delicious, so quick and easy, it’ll have you baking it every week? Yes, you heard it right – a cake ready in just 15 minutes! Move over apple pie, because this cake is about to steal the spotlight. Let’s dive into this delightful recipe and uncover the magic behind it.


Picture this: You’re craving something sweet, but you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. Fear not! This 15-minute cake recipe is here to save the day. With simple ingredients and easy steps, you’ll be indulging in a moist, flavorful cake in no time.


Gather these basic ingredients from your pantry and fridge:

For the cake:

  • 1 2/3 cups (about 200 g) of flour
  • 7 tablespoons (about 100 ml) of seed oil
  • 3/4 cup minus 1 tablespoon (about 75 g) of powdered sweetener (or alternatively 3/4 cup (about 150 g) of normal sugar)
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 1/2 teaspoons (about 70 ml) of milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Enough icing sugar for dusting

For the cream:

  • 8.8 ounces (about 250 g) of light cheese (such as light cream cheese)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of powdered sweetener (or 2 tablespoons regular sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 egg

Preparation: Making the Dough

Mixing the Batter

Let’s kick things off by cracking those eggs into a bowl. Add a pinch of salt and your choice of sweetener, then whisk until frothy. Next, incorporate the oil and milk, followed by the flour, baking powder, and vanilla sugar. Mix thoroughly to avoid lumps.

Preparing the Mold

Line a 22×22 centimeter square mold with parchment paper, then pour the batter and level it evenly. Set it aside for now.

Preparation: Making the Cream

Creamy Goodness

In a bowl, combine the light cheese, egg, sweetener, corn starch, and vanilla sugar. Blend until smooth and creamy. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag for easy application.

Assembling the Cake

Decorating with Cream

Now comes the fun part! Use the piping bag to garnish the cake batter in a checkerboard pattern. Get creative with your design!

Baking the Cake

Time to Bake

Preheat your oven to 180°C and bake the cake for 30-35 minutes. Once done, remove it from the mold and dust it with icing sugar for that final touch.


In just 15 minutes, you’ve whipped up a cake that rivals even the most time-consuming desserts. With its fluffy texture and creamy topping, this cake is sure to become a household favorite. Say goodbye to lengthy baking sessions and hello to quick, delicious treats!

FAQs About the 15-Minute Cake

1. Can I use regular sugar instead of sweetener?

Absolutely! Feel free to substitute powdered sweetener with an equal amount of regular sugar for a more traditional taste.

2. Can I add other flavors to the cream?

Certainly! Experiment with different extracts like almond or lemon to customize the flavor of your cream.

3. How should I store leftovers?

Store any leftover cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Just be sure to let it come to room temperature before serving.

4. Can I make this cake without eggs?

While eggs provide structure and moisture to the cake, you can try using commercial egg replacers or applesauce as alternatives.

5. Can I freeze this cake?

Yes, you can freeze the cake (without the icing sugar) for up to one month. Thaw it overnight in the refrigerator before serving.

Now that you have all the secrets to making the perfect 15-minute cake, what are you waiting for? Get baking and treat yourself to a slice of happiness!

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