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Microwave Cake Mix

 Microwave Cake Mix
Sandy Shineldecker relies on her microwave to bake this from-scratch cake in less than 15 min. "I'm always looking for recipes that save minutes and money," says the Hart, Michigan reader. "This tasty chocolate cake mix does just that."
18-24 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups baking cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each cake):
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Frosting of your choice

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cocoa and baking powder. Store
  • in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.
  • Yield: 3 batches (6 cups total).
  • To prepare cake: In a bowl, combine 2 cups mix, eggs, mayonnaise and
  • milk; mix until combined. Pour into a well-greased 8-in. round
  • microwave-safe casserole dish. Microwave at 50% power for 5-1/2
  • minutes. Microwave on high 3-1/2 to 5 minutes longer or until a
  • toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10
  • minutes before removing from dish to a wire rack. Frost when
  • completely cooled. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1100-Watt microwave. Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for

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Editor's Note: this recipe.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 283 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.