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Delicious cake in just seven minutes!

By Anika Manzoor, Online Managing Editor
November 20, 2008
Ever been in the mood for homemade cake but been too lazy to spend all that time baking, only to eat a portion of the cake before leaving it to grow stale in the fridge? Well, here's a solution for you: microwavable cake! This single-serve recipe will not only allow you to make cake in a fraction of the time but you also will never need to worry about wasting another homemade cake again.

Prep time is about 5 minutes. Microwave time is about 2 minutes. Makes 1 or 2 servings.

- 1 microwave
- 1 mug
- measuring spoons
- 1 stirring utensil
- 1 plate

- 4 tbsp of your favorite cake mix
- 2 tbsp cocoa, unsweetened
- 4 tbsp sugar
- 3 tbsp milk
- 3 tbsp cooking oil
- 1 egg
- frosting or other decorative items (optional)


1. Mix in all ingredients into mug, stirring until batter is completely smooth.
2. Microwave for three minutes or until cake noticeably rises.
3. Remove cake from mug and onto plate, making sure the cake is well-done.
4. Wait for cake to cool. Frost or decorate.
5. Enjoy!