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Mug Cake

Do you love cake? Do you love mugs? If you answered yes to either question then you know in your heart that mug cake is for you. 
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time1 min
Total Time2 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mug cake
Servings: 1
Calories: 452kcal


  • microwave


  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 tbsp flour 1/4 cup
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp chocolate chips or chopped chocolate


  • In your mug (make sure it holds at least 1.75 cups of liquid), whisk together the milk and oil.
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  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
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  • Add the flour mix to the mug and whisk well, making sure there are no lumps.
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  • Sprinkle on the chocolate.
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  • Place on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 1 minute and 10 seconds.
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  • Let cool slightly and enjoy!
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You may want to microwave your cake for a bit longer depending on how gooey you like your cake. Microwave in 10 second increments after the first minute until it’s done to your liking.


Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 9.2g | Fat: 20.4g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 637mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 4.8g | Sugar: 33.8g