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."
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- 3 cups sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups baking cocoa
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each cake):
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- Frosting of your choice
- 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 3-1/2-5 minutes longer or until a toothpick inserted in 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.
Originally published as Microwave Cake Mix in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p33
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