Introduction: 5 Minute Cake . . . in 30 Seconds!

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Have you ever just wanted cake and couldn't (or wouldn't) because you can't cook? Well if you can measure a table spoon and you have a microwave, then you can make cake! This easy cake is usually prepared and made in about 5 minutes (hence, the name). It tastes like any other cake, and this is why I like it so much.

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If you don't want vannila cake, you can make chocolate, too (I personally think the chocolate tastes better). Instead of a big splash of vanilla at the end you will want to mix 2 table spoons of coco powder with the flour and sugar. and instead of that big splash at the end, just put a small splash. It needs that flavor, still.

Add a little icing and you have cake!

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curbowman (author)2013-08-27

Being the spelling freak I am, I noticed you wrote "coco powder" instead of "cocoa". However... in spanish, coco = coconut. A coconut cake? Yummy!

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awsome.............. yum

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Morrighan (author)2010-03-24

WOW too fast for me!! XD

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Millawi Legend (author)2009-12-14

Is canola oil sunflower oil?

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 Canola oil.  I've never tried sunflower oil, but it would probably work.

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shadowswan (author)2009-09-14

Tastes good and damn fast - for those times spent staring at the fridge looking for food! - By vanilla flavour do you use vanilla extract?

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saxmaster765 (author)shadowswan2009-09-14

I don't think it matters. Just add a splash at the end. No a huge one, but good enough to give it flavor. Best part about this cake . . . You don't really have to be a cook to make this! Please vote! I appreciate this feedback!

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kewlaskambe (author)saxmaster7652010-01-28

Hi! is there a way to substitute the canola oil?

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saxmaster765 (author)kewlaskambe2010-01-30

I've used olive oil in the past. I don't think it makes a difference..

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dungeon runner (author)2009-10-11

I once made a bet that I could make a lunch from scratch in ten minutes, including appetizer, main, and dessert. This would have been very useful for the dessert part. Nice instructable.

P.S. I ended up making english muffin pizzas with fruit salad and a milkshake.

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NatureBoom21 (author)2009-09-18

YUM. Im getting hungry. better make this soon!!!

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You should. It tastes better in person than through a computer! Trust me on this, I know.

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lol im making this tomorrow.

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I voted and rated 5*s

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Thank you! I appriciate the fact that you like it! Tell your friends! Hee hee . . .

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yummy in my tummy

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xtroublex (author)2009-09-06

This is the perfect "munchies" food!

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saxmaster765 (author)xtroublex2009-09-06

Thank you! I find it fast and easy! Next time you're hungry and you think there's nothing to eat, make cake. 5 minute cake that is! Glad you like it.

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