Microwave Chocolate Snack Cake

READY IN: 20mins




  • Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt.
  • Stir in oil, cold water, vinegar, and vanilla until blended well.
  • Pour into an UNgreased 8" microwave safe square baking pan.
  • Microwave on HIGH for about 6-8 minutes, turning the dish every 2 minutes, or until a toothpick tests clean when inserted near the center.
  • FOR Sauce:In a 1 quart microwave safe bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, and cocoa powder until combined well.
  • Stir in water and a dash of salt (if using).
  • Microwave on HIGH for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • Once it hit the boiling point, cook another 1 minute more.
  • Stir in butter and vanilla and mix well.
  • Slice cake into squares and serve the warm sauce over the still warm cake.
  • I like to add some sprinkles, shredded coconut,or chopped nuts on top too.