• Butter 3 tbsp
  • White sugar ¼ cup
  • 1 medium size egg
  • Vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • Milk ¼ cup
  • Flour all-purpose ½ cup
  • Cocoa powder 2 tbsp
  • Baking powder ¼ tsp
  • Salt one pinch

Children love chocolate cakes, but it is not easy to prepare the full chocolate cake every now and then. This is easy to prepare a microwave cake that you can prepare in quick time. This is a basic cake; you can put the chocolate cream on it to add chocolaty taste.


  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add all purpose flour and baking powder in it. Mix both well.
  2. Take another bowl. Add the soft butter, sugar, vanilla extract, salt in the bowl and mix everything well. Break the egg and add in the mix.
  3. Add all purpose flour mix in mix gradually. Put a small amount of flour at a time to avoid the formation of lumps.

  1. Add milk in mix and blend it all using a hand blender. You have to blend all ingredients until the batter become smooth.
  2. Transfer the mix in baking tray pre-greased with oil. Put the tray in microwave for 2 to 2 ½ minutes. To check if the cake has cooked properly, cook it till it springs back.
  3. Take the cake out from microwave and all it to cool down. Take it on a plate and serve it hot.


  • Use aluminum foil to keep the cake moist and to make the cleanup process easier.
  • Add chocolate syrup or choco chip or melted chocolate to make this cake more chocolaty.
  • You can add more milk if you think batter hasn’t got the required consistency.


  • All microwaves are different; therefore you should adjust cooking time according to your machine type.