Chocolate Mug Cake

For awhile now I have wanted to try out the cake in a mug recipe for myself. I told my son about it and he was just as excited to try it as I was. My mission was to see how fast and good it actually was and to only use things I had on hand. I whipped up the mix with my Cusinart hand blender (nothing I hate more than lumpy mix). Use the largest mug that you have on hand. And remember that when your cake is cooking in the microwave it will rise up high, do not worry about it that's normal and it will go down. I placed a dollop of nutella with some sprinkles on top and we enjoyed a nice little late night treat. My overall opinion of the cake is that is has an almost brownie like consistency but its great for a craving to whip up fast. I plan to tinker with this recipe and get some really great outcomes here soon.

4 tablespoons all purpose flour
4 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons sunflower oil
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

1. In a mixing bowl add flour, sugar, cocoa, egg, milk, vegetable oil and vanilla. Mix well until no lumps appear.

2. Pour into a large mug. Cook in microwave for 3 minutes.

Yields: 1 small cake

3 fabulous comments:

From Yeast to Zest said...

Looks yummy and it's something I have always wanted to try as well but I don't own a microwave. :(

recipeswap said...

I made this a couple of times!its a great quick fix for the sudden chocolate urges!nice pic.

Noor said...

Zelia oh man we did not have one when we first came here and it was He** trying to heat stuff up for Talal woo I hated it so I feel ya girl. Life is MUCH easier with one when you have small ones anyway.

RS I just loved it and thanks so much :)

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