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  • ¼ cup low fat milk
  • ½ tsp. white vinegar
  • 6 tbs. flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking power
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tbs. Vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ natural food coloring
  • Powder sugar for serving
  1. In a small cup combine milk and white vinegar
  2. In a small bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder ,and salt.
  3. Ina separate small bowl combine oil, egg, vanilla and food coloring.
  4. Add the milk mixture and the oil mixture to the flour mixture.
  5. Divide batter between 2 mugs; do not fill more than half way.
  6. Microwave each mug for 1½ minutes.
  7. When done the cake should be firm and springy, not doughy.
  8. If it isn't done , microwave in 15 second intervals up to 2½ minutes.
  9. Let it cool for 3 minutes while you make a heart stencil.
  10. Place the stencil on the cake and shake on powdered sugar.
Recipe adapted from: Parents Magazine
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