2 Minute Single Microwave Cupcake





Introduction: 2 Minute Single Microwave Cupcake

Because sometimes you want just one cupcake, not 24. And sometimes you want to be able to eat 7 minutes from when you start thinking about it, including prep work and cooking time. This single serving microwave chocolate cupcake takes about 5 minutes to prepare and 2 minutes to cook- perfect week night treat!

Step 1: Ingredients

-3 Tbs all purpose flour
-1/4 tsp cinnamon
-2 Tbs granulated sugar
-2 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
-1/4 tsp baking powder
-1/8 tsp salt
-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
-1/2 large egg (scramble the egg in a bowl and then just use half)
-2 Tbs vegetable oil
-2 Tbs water

Optional: frosting/ decorations, however you like them

Step 2: Mix Ingredients in a Cup

Any microwave-safe container will work just fine- I used a glass cup, but a mug or jar would also work.

Step 3: Microwave

Microwave the mixture for about 2 minutes on high- like any other cupcake, you can tell it's done by inserting a toothpick to check whether it will come out clean.

Step 4: Frost/ Decorate

Now is your chance to get creative. I used vanilla frosting and chocolate chips, but you can use whatever you like.

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If you are on a low carb diet you can also use almond flour coconut flour or almond meal

If we don't want to use cinnamon??

then u don't use cinnamon ;) i've been making this for a long time, only cacao and sugar and milk instead of water, its great recepy for the kids :D

u can add apple pieces and / or orange or lemon peelings into the mix, it brings xmas to your door :D

Made this tonight & it was great! Very rich, so I divided it in half. I spread canned fudge icing on top of each portion, then drizzled caramel topping over it! Just enough dessert for my husband and I, without the temptation of a second piece!. Yum!

i made the cake as per the instructions but its not a cup cake. the ingredients bake a pound cake. and its a 2 mins cake at 900W in microwave. but its an amazing recp. yummy it is. thanks.

Replace cocoa powder with instant pudding mix and 1/2 tsp of baking powder (instead of 1/4 tsp), and that cupcake is awesome. 2 minutes is perfect in 900 watt microwave.

It was fast, not really easy ... lots of ingredients.
Spongy but dry, chewy, and no taste
I would do it again with more sugar n oil, less chocolate, and maybe milk instead of water.

making this when I get back from the shop I can't wait! ???

Fantastic....replaced sugar with stevia (diabetic friendly) and turned out perfect! Thank you'''''