Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake in the Microwave

Easy, Quick, delicious dessert in the microwave. (from the original Japanese recipe book which was made specifically for the Microwave Donabe)
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Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake in the Microwave

You can make this rich but not too sweet cheesecake in the microwave in no time! No need to use your oven, you just need to mix everything and microwave it. 

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Prep Time 9 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 19 mins 2 Servings: 2

★The amount of ingredients and heating time are measured for 1 ~ 2 people


★ cooking times may vary depending on your microwave's wattage, brand and size.


  1. Bring all the ingredients, except the chocolate, to room temperature. Then put the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

  2. Bring all the ingredients, except chocolate, to room temperature. Then put the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

  3. Take 1 tablespoon of step 2 dough, and mix it with melted chocolate.

  4. Apply butter ( not listed ) to the inside of the donabe, and place a baking paper on the bottom. 

  5. Pour the dough mixture ( step 2) into the donabe.

  6. Add the chocolate mixed dough ( step 3 ) into the donabe. (add it in a few different places)

  7. Flatten the surface of the dough mixture, and create a marble pattern by using a bamboo skewer. ( or tooth picks etc,,,,,)

  8. Cover the donabe with a paper towel and place the lid on top. 

  9. Heat at 500W ( 50%power ) for 5mins. Change the microwave power to 200W ( 20 % )then cook an additional 5 min. 

  10. When the donabe cools off, put it into a refrigerator. 

    You can use strawberry-flavored cream cheese instead of plain cream cheese. To make a bottom crust, crush the crackers and add 50g of unsalted butter.

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June Voss

CEO and creator of Japanese Goods USA

Hi, I'm June Voss, CEO of the company, a wife to an amazing husband whom I met while working at Walt Disney World and a mother of 2 wonderful children ( and 2 dogs, 11 goats and 3 rescued feral cats). I was born and raised in Japan. I would love to share delicious Japanese foods, culture and everything I love about the beautiful country.  I am not a professional chef, I just love cooking! I have translated and added some of the recipes I like, but once you've cooked a few of these dishes, you'll soon be able to cook almost anything in your Microwave Donabe. I hope you enjoy it and can't wait to hear & see your own Donabe creations! 

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