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The heat of steam is limited by the amount of pressure you can build. If you want much hotter steam, you will need some pressured vessel. Having said this a tight-fitting lid will increase the pressure somewhat. We know this increases the pressure as sometimes with a tight light you might have the lid bounce up off the pot. This is due to the pressure ...


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No, it is impossible. There is a physics law which tells you how the temperature and pressure of a gas are related. If you try to heat a gas up, its pressure also increases automatically. If the gas is enclosed in a hermetically closed system (like a pressure cooker) then the pressure of the system becomes higher. That's actually how (and why) pressure ...


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This is pure conjecture, as I've not actually tried doing this. Muffins are quickbreads, and as such, are fairly similar to cake. And there are a lot of recipes out there where people make cupcakes n a mug then microwave it. Serious Eat's directions for microwaving a cake in a mug are: Wipe inside rim of cup to remove excess batter. Microwave on High power ...


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You can actually steam a lot of cakes. The basic idea is seal the cake pan tightly with foil (or even plastic wrap if your can handle the temperature) and then place it in your steamer insert/basket. I find it takes about 40 min for it to cook all the way through. Makes for a super moist and fluffy cake. Here’s a random example I found online. Paper in ...


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If you have an option of 'convection' in microwave settings then you can adjust the temperature (in °C or °F) and hence use that as oven. Also cakes/muffins can be made in the same way, in microwave but then in microwave proof vessels. For that you may take a microwave proof container say a square plate, grease it and pour the batter. The plate should have a ...


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