Ingredients                                                                        What You’ll Need

4 tablespoons flour                                                            Large Microwavable Mug
4 tablespoons sugar                                                            Measuring Spoons
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
1 dash vanilla extract


Add dry ingredients to a large, microwave-safe mug and mix well.

Add the egg, milk and oil. Mix well.

Add the chocolate chips and vanilla extract, and mix again.

Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don’t be alarmed!

Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.


This quick and easy dessert will be ready to eat in less than five minutes! With simple ingredients and a short cooking time, this is the perfect treat for anyone with a microwave (or residence kitchen). The delicious aroma of soft, warm cake will have people falling into your kitchen. It can be split between two people, but that’s up to your generosity.

For a touch of decadence, drizzle with caramel sauce or whipped cream.


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