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Magic of microwave

Magic of microwave
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Microwave is one of the easiest cooking tools to use and these recipes are so easy and quick, even kids can make it! 

Microwave is one of the easiest cooking tools to use and these recipes are so easy and quick, even kids can make it!

Chocolate Fudge

Ingredients

  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips 300gms
  • condensed milk 1 tin (390gms)
  • Nuts 3/4 cup
  • vanilla powder or essence 1 tsp
  • peanut butter or any other unsalted butter 1 tbsp

Method

  • Line a square dish with foil.
  • Combine chocolate chips and condensed milk in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Bake on high, 100 percent power for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in nuts, softened peanut butter and vanilla powder.
  • Stir with a rubber spatula for 1-2 minutes, pour in to a prepared square dish, refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Lift from pan, remove foil.
  • Cut into square pieces.

Don’t stop at just one!

Pistachio Fudge

Ingredients

  • Powder 1/2 cup of pistachios (mix pistachio powder with other ingredients)
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Milk powder 1 cup
  • Condensed milk 1/2 tin

Method

  • Microwave this mixture for 2 minutes.
  • Stir well and again microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Repeat this till the mixture becomes dry and grainy enough to spread. It took me approximately 8 minutes.
  • Spread evenly on a greased tray and let it cool.
  • When it comes to room temperature, refrigerate for an hour.
  • Cut into desired shapes and serve.

Chocolate cake

Ingredients

  • Plain flour 1 cup
  • Baking powder ¾ tspn
  • Soda bicarbonate ¾ tspn
  • Cocoa powder 3 tbspn
  • Soft butter 100 gms
  • Powdered sugar 3 tbspns
  • Vanilla essence 1 tspn
  • Sweetened condensed milk 1/2 tin
  • Milk 1 cup

Method

  • Mix all ingredients together and pour in a glass dish (approx. 9×9 size).
  • Line with non-stick baking paper heat on high in microwave for exactly 6 minutes.
  • To make the ganache melt approximately 2 tbspn of chocolate chips in ½ cup of fresh cream in a double boiler.
  • Spread over cake once it’s done, and sprinkle whatever toppings you like.

Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Ingredients

  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • Sodium bicarbonate 1 tsp
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Cocoa powder 1/4 cup
  • 7-8 strawberries (sprinkle some sugar on the cut strawberries and microwave for 30 seconds so they become mushy) for the chocolate sauce

Method

  • Mix together 1/2 cup icing sugar, 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • and a little water
  • Mix sugar, yoghurt, vanilla essence and oil till the sugar dissolves. Sieve the dry powders together and mix in slowly to the wet mix with a spatula.
  • Grease a microwavable glass dish and pour half the mixture, drop in the strawberries and pour the remaining mix.
  • Cook in the microwave for exactly 6 minutes.
  • Once the cake cools, coat it with chocolate sauce and garnish with strawberries.
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