1 Minute Microwave Eggless Chocolate Cake in Mug | Eggless Microwave Cakes | Step by Step Recipe

>>  Thursday, January 27, 2011

It was 8 pm when I returned from office when I suddenly had this urge to bake a cake. Naturally it had to be an eggless one. And if it was to be quick it naturally had to be baked in Microwave. Some ages back I had baked in a coffee mug but never came around posting the recipe. I don't remember it came out much like the buttery soft cake. Still it was good.

When this passion for baking got kindled again, I was in search of getting the perfect crumble, soft texture to my cakes, even those baked eggless and in Microwave. When I was chatting with Simmi, she enlighten me on how to get the perfect crumble, by adding cornflour. Wow it was so simple. I knew Cake flour was a flour with corn flour added, but never knew we can get around preparing it at home. Simmi suggested I add 1 tbsp of corn flour to 1 cup of All purpose Flour. 

I have been experimenting with this combo to get the perfect texture. But before that my attempt to bake with my kids around really turned out to be a big hilarious adventure. First I combined everything off very quick while both the boys were pulling around to see what was going next. Luckily I just tasted it and it was really so bitter! I forgot to add sugar. I had already added it to the mug, so hurriedly removed and add the icing sugar. Baked it

Since I felt the first one may not have been right, I wanted to try a new batch, so mixed again. But this time after popping into the oven I realized I forgot to add the Baking Soda! Wow I was really jinked. I was not about to give up, so again blended another batch. It almost sounded like a never ending saga. I got out these cute cups that Raji gifted me when we met. 

In my haste filled it more than needed and by 1 minute it over flew! Whatever the cake that remained at the bottom was very crumbly. 

Step by Step Recipe to bake Microwave Eggless chocolate Cake in a Mug

Take the butter in a non stick bowl.

Melt it at 1 melt.
In a bowl, take 1 tsp corn flour
 Add 2 tbsp All purpose flour

Add 1 tsp Baking Soda
Next goes 1 tsp of Cocoa powder
Add the melted butter to the bowl.
 I used some bitter sweet choco chunks
Melted it for 1 min at microwave.

Then add 2 tbsp curds/yogurt tot the bowl
Next goes 2 tsp of cooking oil.

Mix everything together but not very briskly
As I said I added the sugar finally!..

This was mug I used.
Grease the mug with butter, pour the batter

Bake it at 1 minute microwave
I made another batch in these cute small coffee cups.

Eggless Chocolate Cake in Mug in 1 minute
Ingredients Needed:

Dry ingredients

All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
Corn Flour - 1 tsp
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
Cocoa powder - 1 tsp
Icing Sugar - 2 tbsp

Wet Ingredients

Butter - 2 tsp
Curds/ Yogurt - 2 tbsp
Cooking Oil - 2 tsp

Bitter Sweet Chocolate chunks - 4 pieces.

Method to prepare:

To make the dry ingredients

In a bowl, shift the dry ingredients keep it aside.

Melt the butter in a bowl. Melt the chocolate chunks.

To the dry flours, add the melted butter, curds, oil mix well. then finally add the melted chocolate 

Grease a mug and pour the prepared batter.

Microwave for 1 minute.

Let it rest for 5 minutes before enjoying it.

I served chocolate sauce over it.

Peddu and Chinnu enjoyed it very much. I was trilled to get a quick dessert in as short as 5 mins.

Hubby dear did say that it was very moist though I liked it very much. Maybe since it was baked in microwave mode it came out this way. I baked another version which was really very crumbly and moist still..up next!

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Priya January 27, 2011 at 3:15 PM  

Prefect for my sweet tooth, looks yumm and soooo delicious..

Gayathri Kumar January 27, 2011 at 5:52 PM  

Such an easy way to bake an eggless cake! wow..

PJ January 27, 2011 at 6:07 PM  

Really looks so tempting Srivalli.And thanks for sharing the tip about using corn flour.Yes,sometimes we seem to be jinxed while cooking!

Jayashree January 27, 2011 at 6:29 PM  

1 minute??? Seriously??? The fastest I've ever made a cake in the mw is 5 min. got to try this.

Usha January 27, 2011 at 6:55 PM  

Lol! That's funny! At the end of the day, the taste is what matters, right..

divya January 27, 2011 at 8:27 PM  

Slurp soo tempting and drool-worthy cake..

Archana January 27, 2011 at 8:50 PM  

Great! just the amount to satisfy the instant urge for cake. I know where all my coffee mugs are going to end up!

Smitha January 27, 2011 at 9:56 PM  

wow Srivalli...thats soo neat and yummy..looks very moist and yum!

Rachu January 27, 2011 at 11:07 PM  

A real hearty and yummy treat in a minute..

Umm Mymoonah January 27, 2011 at 11:30 PM  

I can just see how scrumptious by looking at it, chocolate is always a winner

Krithi's Kitchen January 28, 2011 at 2:33 AM  

This is so perfect for my need-something-sweet-NOW cravings....

So simple and yummy...


My attempt at The Julie/Julia project January 28, 2011 at 2:48 AM  

looks easy delicious and yum :)

RAKS KITCHEN January 28, 2011 at 6:23 AM  

Looks so yummy!!Good one srivalli.. Wow,I can see the cups :) :)

Soumya January 28, 2011 at 7:38 AM  

wow...yummy and very tempting cake...

Divya Kudua January 28, 2011 at 9:58 AM  

I.want!!Seriously,nothing can beat instant cake,its been ages since I baked in MW,after I discovered convection baking!!Let me try this one!!

PriyaVaasu January 28, 2011 at 7:33 PM  

Love that Choco Sauce Dripping Pic!! So Damn Tempting!!!!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal January 30, 2011 at 12:31 AM  

I bookmarked it and may be this is going to be my new favorite :)

Tejal February 1, 2011 at 10:59 AM  

I just made it and it is such a blessing when a craving strikes. I did have some problems, I was hoping you could help.
I could still taste a bit of flour in the that normal? or should I keep it on for more time?
I used the dark cooking chocolate and I felt it needed more sugar..Should a dark chocolate need more sugar?

Thanks so much for this awesome recipe.

(tejal2210 at gmail dot com)

Srivalli February 1, 2011 at 2:37 PM  

Thanks for the feedback Tejal. I am so glad you liked it. I think because we are doing it in microwave, we may still feel the flour at times. but try resting it a bit longer and check. Mine was good. Also do check for sweetness before popping it in, as few brands will be more bitter.

azeeskitchen February 15, 2011 at 1:01 AM  

Wow Valli!! Reaching home at 8 p.m n baking such lovely cakes...hats off to you. Will surely give it a try n i am sure it will suppress my niecé's sudden cravings at odd times and ofcourse mine too..

Raksha March 4, 2011 at 2:24 PM  

Superb recipe,

I read this recipe and tried this.
It really turned out great, that too within 1 minute.
Thanka a lot.

Anonymous July 18, 2011 at 12:13 AM  

wow so easy, so tasty, wat else do u need :)

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