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Microwave Chocolate Cake


Microwave Chocolate Cake

Microwave Chocolate Cake



Recipe Cook Time


Oozing chocolate cake made using a microwave.


  • 2 cups maida

    1 3/4 cup castor or powdered sugar

    2/3 cup oil, butter or margarine

    2/3 cup cocoa powder

    1 cup water

    1 tsp vanilla essence

    1.5 tsp baking soda

    1/2 tsp baking powder

    1 tsp salt

    3 eggs

    2 x 9" (23 cm) round or 8" (20 cm) square microwavable cake dishes


Line the base of the tins with butter paper, or grease the bases and dust either with maida or sugar till well coated.

Sift the flour, cocoa, baking soda and powder, and transfer into a mixing bowl.

Add the salt, sugar, fat, water and vanilla. Beat the mixture using a wooden spoon or a beater, till well blended.

Break the eggs one at a time and add to the cake batter and beat till smooth. The batter should look almost glossy when done.

Divide the batter into the dishes.

Bake one cake at time, at combi 3 for 2 minutes. Rotate container half way and bake another 2 minutes.

Rotate again and bake 1 minute. Let stand for 5 minutes then turn cake out of the tin.

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Key Ingredients: Chocolate, flour, castor sugar, cocoa, vanilla essence, baking soda, baking powder, salt, egg