NOTE: Time used in this recipe are for 600-700 Watt Microwave Ovens. Increase the time for lower wattage ovens. Grease a microwave-safe 7 1/4 X 2 1/4-inch OR a 8 X 1 1/2-inch round baking dish. Line the bottom of the dish with plastic wrap. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the cocoa and 1/3 cup of the hot water. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 40 to 50 seconds or until very hot and slightly thickened. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the oil, the remaining 1/3 cup of hot water, egg, vanilla, and the chocolate mixture. Beat, with a wire whisk, for 40 to 50 stroke or until the batter is smooth and well blended. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 5 to 6 minutes, without turning, until the cake begins to pul away from the sides (some moist spots may remain but will disappear on standing). Let stand for 5 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate Peel off the plastic wrap and cool completely. Frost with Easy Cocoa Frosting and garnish as desired. EASY COCOA FROSTING: In a small mixer bowl, combine all of the ingredients and beat until the desired spreading consistency is reached.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (135g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 146 (29%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 16.3g||22 %|
|Saturated Fat 3.7g||18 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 4g|
|Cholesterol 35.8mg||11 %|
|Sodium 249.9mg||9 %|
|Potassium 73.1mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 89.7g||26 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 89.1g|
|Protein 2.6g||4 %|
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Calories per serving: 507
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