Step 1: 1. Line a microwaveable tupperware in preparation of the cake mixture
Step 2: 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.
Step 3: 3. In another mixing bowl, sift the flour, castor sugar, baking power and salt.
Step 4: 4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture. Beat well.
Step 5: 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.