5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Jessica Boudreau


Why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night!

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1 (possibly 2)
5 Min
5 Min


4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
a small splash of vanilla essence
1 coffee mug
3 tablespoons oil

How to Make 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake


  • 1Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well
  • 2Add the egg and mix thoroughly
  • 3Pour in the milk and oil and mix well
  • 4Add the chocolate chips ( if using) and your splash of vanilla essence and mix again
  • 5Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. The cake will ride over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed!
  • 6Allow to cool a little, tip out onto plate if desired. ( You can top the cake with some Powdered Sugar for looks)
  • 7EAT! ( this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous)

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About 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids