Chocolate Mug Cake

Kat Haskell


Extremely fast and easy to make! Perfect for that "need something sweet now" moment. Great chocolate dessert serves one or a cozy two.


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 or 2
15 Min
5 Min


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4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
4 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
1/8 tsp
2 Tbsp
chocolate chips (optional)
2 Tbsp
pecan or walnut pieces (optional)

How to Make Chocolate Mug Cake


  • 1Use one large coffee mug (Microwave Safe) to make your cake.
  • 2Add dry ingredients to the mug and stir well.
  • 3Add the egg and stir thoroughly.
  • 4Pour in the milk and oil and stir well.
  • 5Add the chocolate chips and/or nuts (if using) and vanilla extract, and stir well again.
  • 6Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes on high setting. The cake will rise over the top of the mug but no worries. Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate.
  • 7This serves one or can serve two. To two servings, cut cake in half and put a scoop of ice cream beside it, if desired.

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About Chocolate Mug Cake

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

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