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Easy Delicious Chocolate Cakes in Minutes

Try this recipe next time you bake! This is even better than the Chocolate Cake in a Mug (5 minutes). You can bake the perfect chocolate cake in the microwave within few minutes. So easy to make 🙂


  • 3 eggs separated
  • 250 ml (120 g) Flour
  • 10 ml Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 60 ml (24 g) Cocoa Powder
  • 125 ml Hot Water
  • 60 ml Oil
  • 220 ml (175 g) Sugar
  • 5 ml Vanilla Essence
    1. Method:

      1. Stir, flour, baking powder and salt together.
      2. Mix cocoa and hot water. Allow to cool.
      3. Combine egg yolk, oil, sugar, vanilla essence and cocoa mix.
      4. Add this cocoa mix to the dry ingredients.
      5. Whip egg white till still and fold lightly into cocoa mixture.
      6. Pour batter into 21 cm diameter microwave dish.
      7. Microwave on medium high (80%) for 5 to 7 minutes (900 Watts) or 10 to 12 Minutes (700 Watts)
      8. Let the cake cool down and decorate it as desired.

    Delicious Yum-Yum the Easy Way!

    2 August 2010 Posted by | In My Laboratory | , , , , | Leave a comment

    Chocolate Cake In Minutes

    I must admit I was very sceptical about this. I’ve received this recipe from Lynette in my e-mail a while ago and decided today to try it out. The kitchen was never my strong point. I’ve never in my life managed to make a choc cake. So now I can also say: "I can make a chocolate cake." LOL

    Ingredients per Mug

    4 tablespoons of flour
    4 tablespoons of sugar
    2 tablespoons of cocao powder
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon of vanilla essens
    3 tablespoons of milk
    3 tablespoons of oil


    1. Mix flour, sugar and cocao powder.
    2. Spoon in 1 egg.
    3. Pour in vanilla essens, milk and oil. Mix well.
    4. Put in microwave for 3 minutes on maximum power (1350 watt)
    5. Chocolate Cake Mix Ready To Nuke

    6. Wait until it stops rising and sets in the mug. ± 2 minutes
    7. Chocolate Cake in the Mug

    8. Tip contents out of mug onto saucer and enjoy it!
    9. Chocolate Cake In Minutes

    27 April 2009 Posted by | In My Laboratory | , , , , | 2 Comments