5 Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake

Charlene Knaps


The perfect treat for yourself or make multiples for special guests! Photo is mine and is shown using the optional powdered sugar and sliced strawberry ingredients.


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10 Min
5 Min


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microwave oven
microwave safe bowl or large mug
fork or whisk for stirring


4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
4 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
milk (whole or 2% is best)
2 Tbsp
whisked egg (do not use entire egg!)
3 Tbsp
chocolate chips or broken up candy bar
3 Tbsp
vegetable oil


1 Tbsp
powdered sugar (for topping)
1 dash(es)
vanilla extract or cayenne pepper or cinnamon
sliced strawberry, blackberries or raspberries

How to Make 5 Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake


  • 11. Mix together dry ingredients in your bowl/large mug.
  • 22. Add egg, milk, and oil, stir together, scraping sides.
  • 34. Add chocolate & your optional ingredients (except for powdered sugar), stir again, but not too much.
  • 45. Microwave 3 minutes in 1000 watt oven or 4 minutes in 700 watt oven. Let cake sit for 1 minute.
    (NOTE - cake will stick a bit to the bottom of bowl, be careful when removing)

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About 5 Minute Microwave Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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