Chocolate Walnut Cake

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 336


1 cup walnuts finely chopped
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips ( 1/3 cup)
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs large, beaten
Fluffy Icing or powdered sugar


1. Grease your MicroBakes? pan with solid vegetable shortening. Mix chopped nuts and baking powder in a small bowl.

2. Place chocolate chips and butter in a 1-quart microwavable dish. Microwave, uncovered, at 100% power (700 watts) 2 to 3 minutes until chips are softened. Stir until smooth. Beat in sour cream and sugar until blended. Stir in eggs. Fold in nut mixture. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and smooth the top,

3. Microwave, uncovered, at 100% power (700 watts) 6 minutes until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan. Immediately invert onto a heatproof serving tray or plate. Remove pan. Cool completely.

4. Frost cake with Fluffy Icing or sprinkle top with powdered sugar.

High Altitude Adjustments: At 6,000 feet, add 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour to the nut mixture and use only 3/4 teaspoon baking powder.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 336
Calories from Fat: 244

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