Cakes have always attracted me towards them, I think there is some kind of bond between both of us 😛

Remember I told you guys, these days i am watching a lots of YouTube DIYs. This time it was this secret bond between cake and me that drove me towards searching some really sinister chocolate cake recipes. While I was enjoying all the divine treats to my eyes going from one video to another, I came across a really quicky quaky recipe of baking a cake in microwave under 5 min. Can you believe it… I mean seriously…God, you exist! I always thought it was really tough to bake a cake and even tougher is to wait while the cake bakes.

So now that I found this quick guide to heaven (read, 5-min cake recipe :)), I decided to give it a try. Ya, I do like adventures and experiments and also make sure my husband gets a chance to say some good word, if not appreciate (I think, it is one of the next to impossible tasks to get guys appreciate their wives :P) Anyways, let me tell you how I went about baking my first cake!

Yesterday afternoon I thought, now is the time to act and I was all geared up to try my hands on the cake… it seemed difficult first, but then, eventually it turned out easy..

Ingredients I used –

1 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 tablespoon baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
3 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon cooking oil
A few drops of vanilla essence

How did I make it –

1- Mix milk and sugar till sugar dissolves completely in a large bowl
2- Mix all the dry ingredients together and add to the milk and sugar mixture slowly
3- Whisk well to avoid lumps and ensure a smooth batter
4- Add vanilla essence and whisk some more
5- Add to the mixture some cooking oil and whisk
6- Add lemon juice and quickly whisk the batter once again
7- Add the batter to a greased microwave safe dish
8- Pop this up in your microwave for 5 mins at 100% heat.
9- Take it out and let it sit for 2 min before demolding the cake
10- You can straight away dig your teeth into it or decorate it, purely your wish and test of patience!

You know what I did? I couldn’t wait too much to taste, so I enjoyed it while it was still warm. Later I realized, it can still taste better if I add some more chocolate to it, and I decided to decorate it with chocolate syrup and chocolate chips. Here is how it looked at various stages.

Cake came out pretty nice!
Just out of microwave!
Demolded, yes! those are chocolate chips.
Decorated one, more chocolate!