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Eggless Microwave Chocolate Carrot Cake

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One minute microwave chocolate mug cakes are very famous at my home. Most of the time, I prepare them while watching movies during Sunday evenings.

One day, I wanted to eat something with chocolate and immediately thought of preparing the chocolate mug cake. Rushed into the kitchen, opened the pantry to see the available ingredients. I saw half a can of condensed milk left in my pantry after preparing the coconut ladoos. At the same time, I noticed my mom was grating carrot for preparing lunch. Remembered a bookmarked recipe from Tarla dalal’s site and prepared this Egg less Microwave Chocolate Carrot Cake. It came out super moist and soft. I added more walnuts to get extra crunchiness while enjoying the chocolate.

Basic Information:
Preparation Time: 3 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 minute + 5 minutes cooling time
Serves: 5 persons


Butter – 1/2 cup, melted
Condensed milk – 1/2 cup
Honey – 2 teaspoons
Castor Sugar – 2 tablespoons
Vanilla essence – 1 teaspoon

Baking Soda – 1/4 teaspoon
Baking Powder – 1/4 teaspoon

All purpose flour / Plain Flour / Maida – 3/4 cup

Cocoa powder – 2 tablespoons

Grated Carrot – 3/4 cup
Walnuts – 2 tablespoons, roughly chopped


1) Grease the microwave safe bowl with butter and dust it with flour. Keep aside.
2) Take a mixing bowl, mix all the wet ingredients one by one.

3) Then, slowly add the dry ingredients and make a batter.
4) Finally add the grated carrot and walnuts. Mix again. Transfer this batter to the prepared microwave safe bowl. You can either use paper cups to prepare muffins.

5) Microwave it in HIGH mode for 1 minute. Allow it to stand for 5 minutes.

6) Cut into slices and enjoy.

1) If you notice the cake hasn’t cooked well, you can cook it again for few more minutes. This step might vary depending on the type of the microwave used.
2) It is important to allow the cake to cool for at least 5 minutes as the heat retained within the cake will gradually continue to cook the cake.

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Tempting and yummy.

Vimitha Durai

Looks like a brownie Uma. so tempting


Oh this cake looks wonderful!!!

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oh.tempting cake…..

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Looks awesome !! dark and moist …perfectly done

Suja Manoj

Absolutely yummy,love the texture,drool

Sangeetha M

super moist and delicious cake, love this combo..looks very tempting Uma!

Saraswathi Ganeshan

Oooooo..Ym,Yum,Yum!! this looks fabulous!! Great Pictures! Cant wait to give them a try..
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Sangeetha Priya

Love the choco n carrot combo…moist n delicious it looks

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carrot cake and in microwave, i am try it.


I have tried it umpteen number of times and loved it very much. Lovely snaps.

Sanoli Ghosh

Absolutely perfect one, lipsmacking good carrot cake. Love your eggless version.


Tempting and yummy cake…

Priya Suresh

Prefect cake for sudden craving, beautiful cake.


so soft and tempting cake

Moist and full with the goodness of carrots…sinful!


looks suuper moist..

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Whoa. I don’t typically like eggless baking stuff, but those just look down right delicious! I just wanted to say how much I love your blog, your food all looks perfect, and your photography is phenomenal!


I have not found a one minute cake so moist and tempting.


haven't tried carrots & choclates,yummy brownies..will try!!
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Poornima Nair

Looks so moist and chocolaty!


is one minute in high mode enough for cooking this cake??????how will we know the cake is cooked???


@unknown, yes. I kept it in High mode for a minute and then 5 minutes to cool. Just insert a bamboo skewer/ tooth pin into the cake after that. It comes out clean if it is cooked. otherwise, keep the cake again for 1 minute but keep on monitor not to burn it.


thnks will try this this weekend and will let u know the outcome:)


Sure. You definitely Like it.


the cake was moist and very tasty too.i had to cook the cake for 3 mins though .(may be cos of the type of bowl used).thnks again for the recipe:)


Hey Uma.. I tried this cake yesterday and it came out really well.. I had to add a little bit of milk to it as the cake mixture was too thick after adding all the ingredients.. Also I had to microwave it for 4-5 mins… Thanks 🙂


Thanks a lot for trying it out Shwetha. As you said, the time might vary from oven to oven. 🙂


Hey Uma. The cake looks really yummy. Can we use anything else in the place of condensed milk (no eggs either). Thanks.


Thanks soo much !! I dont have an oven and wanted to bake the cake for my husband's birthday myself….I did and it turned out superb !! Thanks so much !!


Looks so moist and chocolaty!
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I too had to do it in the microwave for 5-6 minutes but the end result was perfect


Hi Uma, Shouldn't we preheat the microwave oven? I am new to baking, I heard that we need to preheat it in convection mode. Please confirm.. Thanks