Easy fat-free microwaved chocolate cake

Recipe from: 4/25/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 14
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 200
    ml
    boiling water
  • 50
    ml
    cocoa
  • 2
    extra-;large eggs, separated
  • 250
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 250
    ml
    cake flour
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • ICING
  • 250
    g
    smooth cottage cheese
  • 125
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 1
    orange, grated rind
  • 5
    ml
    cocoa (optional)
 

Method

 
Spray a 2,3 litre microwaveproof angel cake tin with non-stick spray. Line the base with paper towelling. Pour the boiling water over the cocoa and stir until smooth. Set aside to cool. Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks are formed and add small quantities of the castor sugar while beating continuously. Add the egg yolks and beat well. Sift the cake flour, baking powder and salt together and lightly fold into the egg mixture. Also fold in the cocoa mixture and vanilla essence. Pour into the prepared microwaveproof dish and place on an upturned saucer in the microwave oven. Microwave for 10 minutes on 70 per cent power or until the cake is done. Leave for a few minutes before turning out on a wire rack to cool. Beat the cottage cheese until smooth and add small quantities of the castor sugar while beating continuously. Add the orange rind and cocoa and mix. Spoon over the cooled cake. Makes a medium-sized cake. Tested in a 600 watt microwave oven.
 

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