5 Minute Spice Cake in Microwave

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by WiGal

Inspired by Clickety Click Barber Tricks Most Amazing Chocolate Cake in a Cu, I experimented and made up this cake for the two of us. I did try it with twice as much baking soda and baking powder, reduced them both to 1/8 as the cake touched the microwave "ceiling" and started to curve down; tasted fine but sure looked bizaar. Think it needs these ingredients to get a cake texture. I doubt that this recipe can be reduced and work out. Thank you especially to debbwl and diner524 for trying to help me improve this recipe for two.

Top Review by Outta Here

I have to admit I was skeptical of cake in the microwave, but this turned out great. It is a moist cake similar to the way a self-saucing pudding cake turns out (without the sauce). I made exactly as written. The spices were just right. Delicious served very warm (I only cooled about 5 minutes) with some ice cream. Like a brownie sundae! Made for Spring 2010 PAC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and brown sugar into a 4 cup microwaveable bowl; mix well.
  2. Add oil, molasses, water and egg; mix well.
  3. Microwave for 3 minutes.
  4. Cool slightly, and serve with ice cream, whipping cream, or raisin sauce.

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