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Microwave Chocolate Cake

Published Wednesday, 02 December, 2009 by Emma

Quick, easy and beautifully moist. A family favourite.



  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 1 cup hot (not boiling) water
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 large eggs (beaten)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • pinch of salt


1. Line a microwaveable tupperware in preparation of the cake mixture

2. Place cocoa into a mixing bowl, add hot water and vanilla essence. Stir well. Make sure mixture is cool enough before adding beaten eggs. Mix well. Add oil.

3. In another mixing bowl, sift the flour, castor sugar, baking power and salt.

4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture. Beat well.

5. Pour into your lined microwave tupperware and cook in the microwave on HIGH for 7 minutes. If slightly greasy, dab surface with paper towel.

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