Microwave chocolate crazy cake

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Flour
1 cup Granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Cider vinegar
2½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ cup Semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Butter
1 tablespoon Light corn syrup
2 tablespoons Powdered sugar

Recipe by: 365 Great Chocolate Desserts - ISBN 0-06-016537-5 Preparation Time: 0:28 1. In an ungreased 6 x 10-inch microwave-safe glass baking dish, mix together flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Make 3 holes (1 large, 1 medium, 1 small) in mixture. Add oil to large hole, vinegar to medium hole, and 2 tsp vanilla to small hole. Pour 1 cup cold water over all. Stir well with fork or whisk to blend. Scrape down sides of dish with a rubber spatula.

2. Cook in microwave on Medium 4 mins, turning dish twice during cooking time. Then cook on High 2 to 2½ mins, or until done. Do not overcook. Let cool.

3. In a small glass bowl, combine chocolate chips, butter, and corn syrup. Heat in microwave on High 45 to 60 secs, or until melted and smooth when stirred. Add 1 Tbs hot water, powdered sugar, and remaining ½ tsp vanilla; mix until smooth. Spread frosting over cooled cake and let srand till set.

NOTE: To bake in a conventional oven, preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare cake as directed above. Bake 25 to 30 mins, or until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Prepare frosting in a small saucepan over low heat and spread on cooled cake.

NOTES: Tested in 600-700 watt micro.

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