Chocolate Mug Cake

Introduction: Chocolate Mug Cake

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4 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 pinch salt

2 tablespoons white sugar

6 tablespoons whole milk

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 small piece of chocolate

Whipped cream, ice cream, chocolate sauce or fresh fruits for serving


Combine all the ingredients in a mug that can go in the oven.

Mix with a fork until just combined.

Place the chocolate piece over the batter.

Cook in the microwave for 60-90 seconds on high settings. 60 seconds yields a fudgier cake, 90 seconds yields a fluffier texture.

Allow the cake to cool before serving it.It is great served with whipped cream, ice cream, fresh fruits or various sauces.

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    4 Discussions

    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    4 years ago

    Mug cakes always look simply delicious :)


    Reply 4 years ago

    And quick! And easy! Just a great fix for those hard days at work.

    DIY Hacks and How Tos

    Great recipe. Perfect for a single serving desert.


    Reply 4 years ago

    Indeed. It's my go to recipe when I need a quick sweet fix.