Aug 20, 2012

Chocolate Cake (Microwave Method)

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.


Unknown said...

this looks so good... happy to follow you.. so visit me

Niv said...

It is so tempting...thanks for the quick n easy recipe Niya