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sabriel91
« on: July 21, 2008 12:22:14 PM »

HI im new, first post woo.

I searched to see if anyone had posted a similar recipie but couldnt find one. Anyway.

A cake that actually takes 5 minutes. If you have 5 minutes now, get up and do it =D

5 Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake


You Need:

4 Tablespoons   Plain Flour
4 Tablespoons   Caster Suger (5 for granulated suger)
2 Tablespoons   Coco Powder
3 Tablespoons   Milk
3 Tablespoons   Vegitable or Nut Oil
1                    Egg
Pinch of Rising Agent


Dont be put off by the word Microwave, this is one fluffy cake.


1. Mix the Flour, Suger, Coco & Rising Agent in either a Large Mug or a bowl.

2. Add the Egg.

3. Add the Oil.

4. Pop in Microwave (not covered) for 3 minutes (high power). However put some kitchen roll or something underneath it, this thing rises like a souffle.

5. Laugh at how easy this cake is.

6. After the *ping* wait a few seconds and enjoy the cake =D
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almostascone
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2008 10:50:38 AM »

Forgive me for sounding stupid, but what kind of rising agent did you use?
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2008 02:04:34 PM »

We actually saw this post 10 min. ago & now are enjoying warm cake!!! It is quite dense, but still tastes delicious. Thanx for sharing the recipe!

@almostascone: We used baking powder. Smiley Smiley
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almostascone
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2008 09:04:01 AM »

Wow. I tried this last night after looking up various other microwave cake recipes, and was pleasantly surprised. All the OTHER recipes showed pictures of a very tiny, deflated, dense cake sitting in a mug... Mine was huge and fluffy and much darker than any of theirs, although that last part might relate to the type of cocoa I used.

Definitely more than a one person serving, and great with whipped cream. My only complaint is that I added some chocolate chips into the batter, and they all sunk to the bottom. Wouldn't try that again.
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2008 10:56:05 PM »

Just tried this, very interesting.
For some reason, it didn't seem very sweet to me, or very chocolaty.
I think next time I might add vanilla and maybe some salt.
Otherwise, I learned that you can sort of make buttercream (ish) frosting in a measuring cup with a whisk if the butter is practically melting in the dish, as it has been since, oh, the end of June.
Tasty, though.
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2008 05:33:56 AM »

sounds too good to be true...  Roll Eyes GOTTA TRY IT!
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2008 01:31:28 PM »

About 20 mins ago I really wanted some cake, none in the house and the boy wouldnt go buy me any. Then I stumbled across this thread and had to try it. Now we are both sitting with empty bowls after making one each and gobbling them up really fast. Craving 110% satisfied Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2008 04:54:38 PM »

I was having a sick day, craving chocolate but feeling to gross to make much... so thanks for posting! this was amazing.
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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2008 12:33:54 PM »

tried & true! (and it tasted pretty damn good, too!)

It is, however, VERY important you don't skip step 5!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2008 04:36:28 PM »

As I was making it, and as I am now eating it, I'm having serious flashbacks.  I think my aunt used to make this for me when I was a kid!  I had no recollection of it until I started mixing it all up in my big ol' mug.

It's pretty good- I had some extra canned frosting in the fridge so I put some on top while it was still hot and let it melt!  Yum!!
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