Microwave Tablet


  • 110g butter
  • 450g caster sugar
  • 150ml evaporated milk, (about 1/2 large can)
  • /4 tsp ground cardamom , (optional)


  • Line square tin with baking parchment or tinfoil.
  • Put all ingredients (except any flavourings) in a large microwavable bowl (pyrex).
  • Microwave on high for 9 minutes, stirring every 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and beat with handheld electric whisk for 2 minutes. Beat in any flavourings at this point.
  • Pour into tin and leave until soft - mark into squares then leave until cold before cutting.

Tips and Tweaks

  • Add a bit of vanilla essence for a nice 'plain' version