Cake in a Mug

Introduction: Cake in a Mug

Chocolate  Molten Cake in A Mug in 15 Minutes!

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Step 1: Ingredients

•1 Coffee Mug

•4 TBSP. Flour

•4 TBSP. Sugar

•2 TBSP. Cocoa

•1 Egg

•3 TBSP. Milk

•3 TBSP. Oil

•SMALL Splash of Vanilla

•1 Teaspoon Peanut Butter (Optional*)

•3 TBSP. Chocolate Chips (Optional*)

Step 2: *WARNING*

  • You will want to have an area that you can get messy, PUT A PAPER TOWEL DOWN!
  • Warning: You will need a LARGE mug that can hold 12 oz.

Step 3: Mix Flour, Sugar, Cocoa

1) Fill mug with the (4 Tbsp.) flour, (4 tbsp.) sugar, and (2 tbsp.) of cocoa

•Remember that you need to round off the tbsp.

Step 4: Mix Until Well Blended

Mix all the dry ingredients well until blended

WARNING: This part will be messy with dry ingredients, Put paper towel down under the mug!

Step 5: Mix Oil, Milk, Vanilla

4) Now add to the mug (3tbsp.) oil, (3tbsp.) milk, and the splash of vanilla to the mug.

*splash of vanilla is less than a tsp.

Mix ingredients well

Step 6: Add Egg

Now crack the egg into the mug into the dry mixture. Stir it up until well blended and the yellow is gone.

*If shells fall into mug, use spoon to take them out*

Step 7: Extra Ingredients *Optional*

–This is where you can add extra ingredients

•6) You can add 3 tbsp. of chocolate chips or

•7) You can also add 1 tsp. of PB

–for purposes of this instruction set, we only added the 1 tsp. of peanut butter, make sure you mix this up

Step 8: Mix Peanut Butter

Mix peanut butter well with the mix

Step 9: Time to Bake!

•Now it is time to bake the cake

•First put napkin over mug, then put mug into microwave for 3 minutes on 1000 watts

–Note: for higher wattage microwaves reduce the time by 30 second increments

–For lower wattage increase time by 30 second increments

Step 10: *WARNING*

Warning! Mug will be hot, so remove with an oven mitt!

Step 11: Toothpick Test

To make sure that the cake is done, insert a toothpick in the middle of the cake. If the toothpick comes out clean (or without cake crumbs) your cake is done!


Let cake cool for 2 minutes!

  • Find a fork or spoon and enjoy your molten cake in a mug!

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    4 Discussions


    3 years ago

    I didn't mix it properly so it tasted like egg but other wise it was great


    5 years ago

    I was halfway through this, and realized I had no cocoa powder. So I used powdered vanilla coffee creamer instead. It's really good!


    5 years ago

    What does the paper towel do? Mine is in the microwave right now :D