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  1. pcjulie

    pcjulie Member

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    Please help! I've tried the recipe for the chocolate cake in the Rice Cooker Plus (mix cake and add 4-6 scoops of icing) and have had a different result each time - none of them good! One time the cake fell apart when I flipped it onto the plate, the next time it was only half-cooked (talk about a mess!) and the third time I cooked it a bit longer and it got too dry. Any suggestions? Thanks!

    Julie Myers
    Kitchen Consultant
    Denver, PA
     
    Sep 27, 2005
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  2. jenniferlynne

    jenniferlynne Senior Member

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    I haven't heard of the cake in the rice cooker, only in the bundt pan. I've had great success with that.
     
    Sep 28, 2005
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  3. rwesterpchef

    rwesterpchef Advanced Member

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    Do a search for the Rice Cooker. You will find several opinions of making the cake in it.
    I could not get it to come out in my microwave at the house. It doesn't have a turntable. I did make it at the lakehouse where there is a turntable microwave. It turned out, but I personally don't think I'll ever do it at a show. I'd rather show the microwave stones since they are higher priced. You can still mention the rice cooker.
     
    Sep 28, 2005
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  4. Anna

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    Microwaved Cake in Rice Cooker Plus

    Hi, I tried this just yesterday for lunch time - my little one had invited her friends over for a treat. I used just a regular chocolate Duncan Hines cake mix. Follow the instructions - mix everything in the Rice Cooker. I didn't have frosting on hand; instead I added half a jar of Nutella - this is a chocolate hazelnut spread you can easily find in the grocery aisle. Put the lid on and cook for 8 minutes. Take out and remove lid, and let it sit for a minute before you turn it over onto a plate. It worked great for me. It was very moist and the kids loved it. They called it a LAVA CAKE (because of the nutella running down the sides).

    Anna
     
    Oct 2, 2005
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