Microwave chocolate cake

1 medium cake serving Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 15 mins
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Whip up a deliciously gooey choc cake in minutes!

By Kirstin Buick, YOU September 18 2017
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Ingredients (12)

250 ml cake flour
250 ml sugar
15 ml Baking powder
1 ml salt
45 ml cocoa powder
5 ml Vanilla essence
250 ml boiled water
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs — extra large, whisked
200 g dark chocolate — chopped
1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
1/4 cup boiled water
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Line the bottom of a 2 litre ice-cream container with paper towel.

1 CAKE Sift the dry ingredients together.

2 Mix the vanilla essence, boiling water, oil and eggs together in a large bowl.  Add the dry ingredients, beating until it is well blended.

3 Pour the mixture into the prepared container. Place in on an inverted saucer or microwave over stand. Microwave on 100 % power for 12-15 minutes or until the cake is springy to the touch. Leave the cake to stand for 2 minutes.

4 ICING place all the ingredients together in a glass bowl and microwave until the chocolate has melted. Stir at 30 second intervals or the chocolate pieces will retain their shape even if they melt. Whisk until smooth and pour over the cooled cake.

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