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5 minute chocolate mug cake

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Jessica Boudreau
Tampa, FL

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!

(4 ratings)
yield 1 (possibly 2)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For 5 minute chocolate mug cake

  • 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

  • 1
    Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well
  • 2
    Add the egg and mix thoroughly
  • 3
    Pour in the milk and oil and mix well
  • 4
    Add the chocolate chips ( if using) and your splash of vanilla essence and mix again
  • 5
    Put 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!
  • 6
    Allow to cool a little, tip out onto plate if desired. ( You can top the cake with some Powdered Sugar for looks)
  • 7
    EAT! ( this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous)

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