9 Reviews

The 3 2 1 Microwave Cake really works!
I love reading recipes and wonder how all the ingredients mix and taste together when a recipe is completed. When I received the 3 2 1 Microwave Cake recipe in my email, I thought to myself, how could this recipe work with only adding "water" to the ingredients. It's a cake! Cakes need eggs and oil and some need more! So, I researched if someone had actually made it and found someone on Food.com who did and it was successful. So, I had to try it too. I used one Betty Crocker Angel Food mix with one "Pillsbury" Sugar Free Deluxe Moist Devils Food Cake mix.
I placed both inside a "gallon" size zip-lock bag and mixed thoroughly. My 15 year old teen is "large" so I chose to double my recipe. (6 Tablespoons of Cake Mixture to 4 Tablespoons of Water) and mixed by hand well for about a minute. I also sprayed my microwave safe cereal bowl with a "Cooking Spray" to avoid the "dry residue". I poured the mixed batter into the bowl and cooked for under two minutes. Finger Pressed the center and cake sprung back as fully cooked. Cooled the cake for about three minutes and found the sides of the cake broke away well and then flipped the cake upside down inside the same bowl. Now I had a dome chocolate cake. I added sliced banana, scooped out a chocolate/vanilla pudding snack, added whipped cream and chocolate syrup drizzle over the top. My son allowed me to have a taste and it is absolutely chocolately devine! The 3 2 1 recipe works! A great "single" or "double" or more treat in minutes and you add whatever you want or nothing at all! Enjoyfully right!

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ssershon_11304764 May 14, 2011

Love this cake!! I made it with white cake mix, topped with strawberries and fat free whipped topping... soooo good!!! My husband and teenage son love it too.

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mln2603 February 26, 2012

Got this from a girl at bowling and was going to post it. Thanks for beating me to the punch! Just tried with German Chocolate cake mix and it was awesome! Wished I would have had some ice cream but that sort of defeats the purpose, right? :)

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RaeMay October 27, 2012

Awesomely simple sweet recipe! I have a Stonewave and it's PERFECT!

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Ronda C. November 23, 2015

Mixed Angel Food cake mix with French Vanilla cake mix. Added strawberries, strawberry gel & whipped cream on top. Then did a blind taste test on my husband & he loved it. Could not believe how easy it was & don't have to worry about any waste. Thanks for sharing.

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Wanda Bonham January 22, 2014

This cake is quick and tasty. It is absolutely perfect for the dorm, barracks, or late night craving! Many delicious flavor variations with add-ins (with tempting photos) can be found at www.themondaybox.com . Molten Lava 3-2-1, anyone?

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The Monday Box January 19, 2014

Yummy! This little dessert is amazing! I just wanna kiss you for posting this recipe on here! Muah! I have such a hard time with late night cravings & now since making this little dessert I am still staying on track with my healthy lifestyle & now I can eat this & have no guilt! Thanks soo much for this Yummy quick guilt free dessert! :)

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italiancooker55 February 02, 2013

I love this recipe also! It is so great for making 1 or 2 servings, and not have leftovers. I like mixing the lemon cake mix with the angel food mix, then when I make it, I put a tablespoon of lemon curd in the middle of the batter. Soon as it comes out of the oven I frost it with chocolate frosting so it will melt over the cake. Delicious! so many ways to use this recipe.

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Lou June 06, 2012

It works!! Perfect recipe for quick sweet snack! I have only had it plain but it would be good with frosting, whipped cream or fruit.

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Busy Lindsay April 14, 2012
3-2-1 Cake