Recipe for the 7-minute cake
1 cup cake flour
3-4 tablespoon cocoa
4 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sugar – I used castor sugar
pinch of salt
1 cup boiling water
1⁄4 cup oil
– sift flour, baking powder,cocoa,sugar and salt.
– whisk eggs. make a well in center of dry
ingredients and pour in the eggs then cover eggs
with dry ingredients
-mix together boiling water and oil pour over
ingredients and use an egg whisk and whisk lightly
-grease and line a round microwave dish. pour
mixture in. microwave on high for 6 minutes.
allow to stand in microwave for 1 minute then turn
out onto plate
– decorate as desired
For the chocolate topping, I melted 1 slab of Cadbury dairy milk chocolate in the microwave for 1-2 minutes. Then I added half a small tin of nestlé dessert cream until the mixture is smooth and glossy. Then I poured it over the cake.