For days when you NEED a dessert pronto. By Kenneth Goh
Milo bowl cake. Photos: Feline Lim
This three-step recipe for a Milo bowl cake gives you a fuss-free dessert in less than five minutes.
It is no surprise that this recipe went viral when it first appeared on Buzzfeed Australia in 2015.
The aromatic malted chocolate-flavoured cake comes out of the microwave oven with a dense and slightly sticky texture. Enjoy it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
You need just a few ingredients to make a milo bowl cake.
- 1 Tbs vegetable oil
- 4 Tbs self-raising flour
- 4 Tbs white sugar
- 4 Tbs Milo powder
- 3 Tbs fresh milk
- 1 egg, beaten
- 4 Tbs vegetable oil
1. Brush a 15cm-diameter microwave-safe ceramic bowl with vegetable oil.
2. Combine all the other ingredients in the bowl and mix well.
3. Heat the mixture in a microwave oven for three minutes at medium-high setting.
4. Garnish with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and serve.
Tip: The cake is best eaten within 30 minutes after it is cooked, before it hardens.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 19, 2017, with the headline ‘Recipes’.