Thursday, May 28, 2009

Chocolate Cake in a Cup



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I don't even remember how I came upon this recipe. Seeing it, I thought it was a must-try! Since we we don't bake much and hence, wouldn't have any baked goods lying around the house, I thought this might be a quick fix during those "I really want a chocolate brownie/cake" moments.



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Flour, sugar and cocoa powder go into a cup. An egg follows, followed by some oil (or butter, I suppose). Vanilla extract, if you roll that way. In the microwave for a couple of minutes and voilà!



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Mine was a tad overcooked because I followed the 3-minute cooking time. I will have to microwave it for much less next time. It's not the best, but how can one argue with an instant chocolate craving fix?

Recipe from:
http://baconconcentrate.blogspot.com/2009/02/most-dangerous-chocolate-cake-recipe.html

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13 comments:

  1. oh, if chocolate didn't make me sick, I would be in the kitchen making these.

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  2. This is perfect for the instant chocolate fix - too bad I don't have a microwave, but I'm sure it'd be fine in the oven... They look like lava cakes - delish!

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  3. How indeed? I gotta try this sometime, when I'm wandering around at midnight and need something in a jiffy :)

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  4. I have this recipe bookmarked too! i'm dying to try it now!

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  6. Cake... in the microwave?? :)
    Oh, this is just the height of instant gratification, isn't it?

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  7. OK, I bookmarked this b/c chocolate + instant gratification = a happy WC! ;)

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  8. Cool quick-fix for the chocoholics like my husband! Haha! Thanks for sharing!

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  9. maybelle's mom:
    Hope you get to enjoy chocolate very soon!

    Manggy:
    Hehe, these are bad news. Now one can make chocolate cake whenever, in no time. Although, they are no substitute for real, fudgy brownies. Mmm.

    pigpigscorner:
    Haha, that's the bad thing about this. Next thing you know, one will be making chocolate cake left and right. ;)

    vincent:
    Thanks for the heads up. We'll check it out.

    Lo:
    Teehee... people nowadays want everything fast and esy, tsk tsk tsk. LOL.

    Wandering Chopsticks:
    Haha... happy is good!

    Manang:
    No problem. ;)

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  10. Yum! Thanks, i'm making this when i get home!!!!

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  11. Are there specific measurements? Or is it just like experimenting with the whole thing?

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  12. Denise:
    I've placed a link to the recipe within the post.

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