Recipes
Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Filled with chocolate goodness that makes it impossible not to go for seconds.

Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 minutes 30 seconds
Serving Size
4 servings

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Ingredients

  • ¼
    cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3
    tbsp hot water
  • 1/3
    cup sugar
  • ½
    cup flour
  • 1 ½
    tbsp cacao powder
  • ¼
    tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1
    tsp baking powder
  • 1
    egg
  • ½
    tsp vanilla extract
  • For the ganache:
  • 2
    oz quality dark chocolate
  • 3
    tbsp heavy cream

Step 1

Grease small silicone microwavable cake dish with oil.

Step 2

In a small bowl, whisk oil, sugar, water, egg, and vanilla.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cacao, cinnamon, and baking powder.

Step 4

Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients. Whisk until batter is smooth.

Step 5

Pour the batter into silicone cake dish. Cover the cake with Duo Cover.

Step 6

Microwave the cake for 2 minutes at Power Level 10. Remove the cake from the microwave and set aside.

Step 7

Make the ganache: in a small bowl, combine chocolate and heavy cream. Cover with Duo Cover and microwave for 30 seconds at Power Level 10.

Step 8

Pour the ganache evenly over the cake.

Step 9

Place the cake in a fridge for 1 hour before serving.

Ingredients

  • ¼
    cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3
    tbsp hot water
  • 1/3
    cup sugar
  • ½
    cup flour
  • 1 ½
    tbsp cacao powder
  • ¼
    tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1
    tsp baking powder
  • 1
    egg
  • ½
    tsp vanilla extract
  • For the ganache:
  • 2
    oz quality dark chocolate
  • 3
    tbsp heavy cream

Step 1

Grease small silicone microwavable cake dish with oil.

Step 2

In a small bowl, whisk oil, sugar, water, egg, and vanilla.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cacao, cinnamon, and baking powder.

Step 4

Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients. Whisk until batter is smooth.

Step 5

Pour the batter into silicone cake dish. Cover the cake with Duo Cover.

Step 6

Microwave the cake for 2 minutes at Power Level 10. Remove the cake from the microwave and set aside.

Step 7

Make the ganache: in a small bowl, combine chocolate and heavy cream. Cover with Duo Cover and microwave for 30 seconds at Power Level 10.

Step 8

Pour the ganache evenly over the cake.

Step 9

Place the cake in a fridge for 1 hour before serving.

Guidelines & Tips

Gluten Free option: use either almond flour or gluten free all-purpose flour.

Vegan option: instead of egg, use ¼ cup apple sauce or one flax egg.

You can divide the batter between four mugs.

What you’ll need

Duo Cover® | $39.95

Duo Cover is a next generation microwave gadget that increases moisture in your food through its MoistureLock™ technology. It delivers leftovers that taste better than the first time and a sparkling clean microwave.
Easy stowaway with microwave-safe magnets.
Plus, it saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!

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