It's not quite a sponge cake yet not like a brownie texture either. Light and just sweet enough to satisfy the sugar craving; just chewy enough to calm the need to feed without going overboard.
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Step 1: Ingredients
3 Tbl butter
1 splash vanilla extract
4 Tbl all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp baking powder
3 Tbl milk
3 Tbl of candy bits, nuts, colored jimmies, etc. (*optional)
A few drops of food coloring (*optional)
*Note: See last step for Chocolate Cake
Step 2: Additional Things You Will Need
Small Mixing Bowl
Step 3: Make Your Cake Batter
In a small bowl cream together the sugar and butter. Add the egg, and then stir in the vanilla.
Add to the flour mixture in cup and mix well. Stir in the milk until batter is smooth.
Add food coloring if desired.
Stir in any candy bits (i.e. red hots) or decorative pieces, if desired.
Step 4: Cook and Decorate
Continue to microwave in 15 second intervals up to 1 minute more. The longer you microwave it the chewier your cake will become.
Let cool and decorate in the cup for gift giving or tip cake out onto plate, decorate or dust with powdered sugar.
I had some pie filling left over from my Valentine Cheese Cake instructable and spooned some over the cake on the plate, added some whipped cream, a cherry and it was very tasty!
For Chocolate Cake
In mug mix 4 Tbl Flour, 4 Tbl Sugar and 2 Tbl Cocoa. Add 1 Egg, 3 Tbl Milk, 3 Tbl Oil and a splash of Vanilla. Mix well. Stir in any additions like chocolate chips, nuts, etc. Microwave for 3 minutes and let cool. Decorate as desired.