5-minute chocolate mug cake

    5 min

    A very tasty and quick cake that's made in a mug. It's cooked in the microwave and you probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen already.

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    Makes: 1 mug cake

    • 1 egg
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 3 tablespoons milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

    Prep:2min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Mix all the ingredients very well.
    2. Pour the cake batter into a glass bowl or a microwave-safe mug.
    3. Microwave for 3 minutes. Enjoy!

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    I have tried this recipe twice and both times it has came out like molten lava. Then it solidifies into a rock-like substance when it cools.  -  19 May 2018


    Idk why but mine went wrong, it tastes like dry sponge  -  30 Apr 2018


    My first time eating and making mug cake! Tastes different to normal cake but still nice, followed the recipe and got 1 full mug cake  -  21 Apr 2018