Chocolate Cake (Microwave method)
Here is a super quick and easy recipe that is bound to satisfy your sudden chocolate craving !!! Basic recipe from BBC Goodfood)
Serves: 4 – 5
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minute 30 seconds
Please do not make any change in ingredients. All the ingredients should be in level tablespoon and teaspoon.
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
8 tablespoons flour (maida)
8 tablespoons sugar
2 small egg (each egg weighs 50 g)
6 tablespoons milk
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
6 tablespoon chopped nuts (cashew nuts / hazel nuts / almonds /chocolate chips or a mix of all four)
1 teaspoon vanilla or almond essence
Mix all the ingredients in a large microwave safe dish ( or microwave safe dish of 17 x 17 cm or rectanglular dish ) and microwave high for 5 minutes 30 seconds (750 W). Or first keep for 4 minutes and if it is not cooked well then keep again for 1 minute 30 seconds. Cake is ready now. Keep aside to cool for half an hour and cut into desired shape and size.
Cake cutting tip:
Heat a knife first before cutting a cake for crumble-free slices. To heat the knife, you can run the knife under very hot water then wipe dry with a clean towel.