Microwave Chocolate Squares Recipe

Microwave Chocolate Squares Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 16

For the cake:
50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

5 ml/1 tsp caster (superfine) sugar

75 g/3 oz plain (all-purpose) flour
1 egg yolk
15 ml/1 tbsp water
175 g/6 oz plain (semi-sweet) chocolate, grated or finely chopped
For the topping:
50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

50 g/2 oz caster (superfine) sugar
1 egg
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp vanilla essence (extract)

100 g/4 oz/1 cup walnuts, chopped


To make the cake, soften the butter or margarine and work in the sugar, flour, egg yolk and water. Spread the mixture evenly in a 20 cm/8 in square microwave dish and microwave on High for 2 minutes. Sprinkle over the chocolate and microwave on High for 1 minute. Spread evenly over the base and leave until hardened.


To make the topping, microwave the butter or margarine on High for 30 seconds. Stir in the remaining topping ingredients and spread over the chocolate. Microwave on High for 5 minutes. Leave to cool, then cut into squares.

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