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Thursday, 20 October 2011

Microwave Chocolate Cake

Can it get easier than this? :-)

Recipe -
(source: Kailas Kitchen, my instinct! ☺)

Ingredients -
All purpose (refined) flour/ Maida - 125 grams (1 cup)
Powdered / Confectioners' Sugar - 1 cup (or as per taste)
Curd - 2 tablespoons
Milk - 1/2 cup / as per requirement
Melted Butter - 3 tablespoons
Cocoa Powder - 1-2 tablespoons
Baking Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Baking / Cooking Soda - soda-bicarb - 1/2 teaspoon

Method -
1: Sieve together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder & baking powder.
* Sieving the flour mixture 2-3 times gives a good texture to the final cake.
2. Mix together soda-bi-carb / baking soda & curd well & keep aside.
3. Heat 1/4 cup water. Combine the butter and ¼ cup of hot water in another bowl and whisk well.
4. Add the flour mix & blend well.

5. Add the curd-baking soda mix & blend again.
6. Add Vanilla essence & beat well to get rid of lumps.
7. Make a smooth batter of pouring consistency. If the batter is too thick, add 2-3 tablespoons of Milk.
8. Grease a microwave safe dish & line it with butter paper.
9. Pour the batter into the bowl

10. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Let it rest in the microwave for 1 minute.
11. Let it cool. (10 minutes) Invert on a plate & pull out the butter paper.
Your soft, spongy, chocolaty cake is rrrreeaaddyy!! ;-)


15 comments:

  1. Looks fabulous and super spongy..

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  2. Looks spongy soft n delicious.. I too tried this microwave version before, it came out good, do check out my microwave sponge cake!!

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  3. Wowee! it is so great that you use your MW in such creative ways :)

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  4. looks so soft and nice...delicious... liked your step by step pictures very much...

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  5. Cake looks so delicious and mouthwatering. Lovely preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. Awesome n delicious cake....

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  7. this is fantastic! i dnt need to buy an oven now! :)

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  8. Very nice cake.. and nice gesture on your part...Your brother is surley lucky that he has you to make such treats for him..
    Love Ash.

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  9. wow! this IS simple, like you said! I usually get impatient by the time the cake bakes in the oven. this one could be the answer to my waiting-problem! :D

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  10. now this is my kinda recipe!

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Thanks for the feedback! :-)

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