It was 8 pm when I returned from office when I suddenly had this urge to bake a cake. Naturally it had to be an eggless one. And if it was to be quick it naturally had to be baked in Microwave. Some ages back I had baked in a coffee mug but never came around posting the recipe. I don’t remember it came out much like the buttery soft cake. Still it was good.
When this passion for baking got kindled again, I was in search of getting the perfect crumble, soft texture to my cakes, even those baked eggless and in Microwave. When I was chatting with Simmi, she enlighten me on how to get the perfect crumble, by adding cornflour. Wow it was so simple. I knew Cake flour was a flour with corn flour added, but never knew we can get around preparing it at home. Simmi suggested I add 1 tbsp of corn flour to 1 cup of All purpose Flour.
I have been experimenting with this combo to get the perfect texture. But before that my attempt to bake with my kids around really turned out to be a big hilarious adventure. First I combined everything off very quick while both the boys were pulling around to see what was going next. Luckily I just tasted it and it was really so bitter! I forgot to add sugar. I had already added it to the mug, so hurriedly removed and add the icing sugar. Baked it
Since I felt the first one may not have been right, I wanted to try a new batch, so mixed again. But this time after popping into the oven I realized I forgot to add the Baking Soda! Wow I was really jinked. I was not about to give up, so again blended another batch. It almost sounded like a never ending saga. I got out these cute cups that Raji gifted me when we met.
In my haste filled it more than needed and by 1 minute it over flew! Whatever the cake that remained at the bottom was very crumbly.
Step by Step Recipe to bake Microwave Eggless chocolate Cake in a Mug
Take the butter in a non stick bowl.
Melt it at 1 melt.
In a bowl, take 1 tsp corn flour
Add 2 tbsp All purpose flour
Add 1 tsp Baking Soda
Next goes 1 tsp of Cocoa powder
Add the melted butter to the bowl.
I used some bitter sweet choco chunks
Melted it for 1 min at microwave.
Then add 2 tbsp curds/yogurt tot the bowl
Next goes 2 tsp of cooking oil.
Mix everything together but not very briskly
As I said I added the sugar finally!..
This was mug I used.
Grease the mug with butter, pour the batter
Bake it at 1 minute microwave
I made another batch in these cute small coffee cups.
Eggless Chocolate Cake in Mug in 1 minute
All purpose flour – 2 tbsp
Corn Flour – 1 tsp
Baking Soda – 1 tsp
Cocoa powder – 1 tsp
Icing Sugar – 2 tbsp
Butter – 2 tsp
Curds/ Yogurt – 2 tbsp
Cooking Oil – 2 tsp
Bitter Sweet Chocolate chunks – 4 pieces.
Method to prepare:
To make the dry ingredients
In a bowl, shift the dry ingredients keep it aside.
Melt the butter in a bowl. Melt the chocolate chunks.
To the dry flours, add the melted butter, curds, oil mix well. then finally add the melted chocolate
Grease a mug and pour the prepared batter.
Microwave for 1 minute.
Let it rest for 5 minutes before enjoying it.
I served chocolate sauce over it.
Peddu and Chinnu enjoyed it very much. I was trilled to get a quick dessert in as short as 5 mins.
Hubby dear did say that it was very moist though I liked it very much. Maybe since it was baked in microwave mode it came out this way. I baked another version which was really very crumbly and moist still..up next!