Soft, Moist and Quick Chocolate Cake in the Microwave Oven

If baking a cake in the oven intimidates you, this recipe is for you. Quick, chocolaty, and fudgy, this cake is super easy and extremely delicious at the same time. The best part is, the cake is done in the time your traditional oven preheats for baking.

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This recipe is the holy grail for anyone who wants a quick fix to their chocolate cravings with simple ingredients that are readily available in all your kitchens. You can mix and match the recipe to make it your own and easily substitute the ingredients that you cannot find.

What Pans Should I Use in the Microwave Oven?

Pans for micro wave oven

It is important to note that you should always use microwave-safe dishes to heat or bake food in the microwave oven. For this recipe, we prefer using a silicone cake pan because they are flexible, easy to use, and are the perfect size for this batter. They are preferable but, if you do not have them on hand, don’t worry. Just find any microwave-safe dish that you use in your microwave oven and bake this cake!

When will the Cake be Done?

You will be surprised by how quick this cake bakes and is ready. You will know it’s done when it firms up from the center and pulls away from the edges of the cake pan.

How can you Store the Cake?

This cake can be stored at room temperature for up to four days, in a cling wrap or a reusable container. If you want to freeze and use it for a special occasion, this cake freezes very well and can later be reheated in the best microwave oven in Pakistan and served to the guests.

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Some Easy Tips

  • If eggs are not available or for a vegan option, you can substitute the eggs for bananas, applesauce or buttermilk.

  • Never use cold eggs in this or any other cake recipe. You can bring the eggs to room temperature by placing them in a bowl for 10 minutes beforehand.

  • The cook time for the cake in this recipe is based on a 12000 Watts Microwave Oven. For any other, the time may vary.


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  • Butter- 3 Tbsp

  • White Sugar- ¼ Cup

  • Egg- 1

  • Vanilla Extract- 1 tsp

  • Milk- ¼ Cup

  • Flour- ½ Cup

  • Cocoa Powder- 2 Tbsp

  • Baking Powder- ¼ tsp

  • Salt- A pinch

    Equipment Required:

    Best Microwave Oven in Pakistan (Orient Microwave Oven)

    Black microwave oven


    Grease your cake pan with butter to ensure that the cake does not stick to it.

    In a bowl, combine all your wet ingredients.

    Cream together sugar and eggs, add butter, milk, and vanilla essence as well.

    In a separate bowl, mix all the dry ingredients.

    Add the dry ingredients to the wet ones and use your spatula to fold in the mixture.

    Pour in the cake pan and let it cook in the microwave oven for 2 to 2 and a half minutes or until the cake separated from the pan and is firm from the middle.

    Serve hot with your favorite toppings, when done.


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