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Microwave Hot Chocolate Cake

Serves 12

Hands-on time: 5 minutes

Hands-off time: 3-5 minutes


6 sachets (20g each) NESTLÉ Fudge Sundae and Chocolate Flavoured Hot Chocolate Drink, plus extra for dusting

½ cup (62g) cake flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp oil, of choice

¼ cup low fat milk

Serving suggestion:

Vanilla ice cream


*Microwave cooking times may vary due to wattage; use the timings below as a guide.


1. In a wide 15cm round microwavable bowl, add the NESTLÉ Fudge Sundae and Chocolate Flavoured Hot Chocolate, flour, and baking powder and mix until combined.

2. Create a shallow hole in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the oil, milk, and ½ cup of hot water. Whisk with a fork until a smooth batter has formed. *Chef’s Tip: Ensure to mix until there are no lumps!

3. Microwave the cake batter for 3 minutes or until just cooked through. *Chef’s Tip: Important to note that the microwave used in testing was 1350W.

4. Allow the cake to rest, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

5. Dust the top of the cake with more hot chocolate powder. Slice and serve warm with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream and a sprig of mint and ENJOY!


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