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Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

This chocolate cake is made entirely in a mug. It requires no weighing, takes 45 seconds to cook and has a melty chocolate centre, perfect for a quick treat

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal385
fat37g
saturates11g
carbs96g
sugars63g
fibre37g
protein15g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • dash of vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp boiling water
  • 1 soft chocolate truffle of your choice (we used Lindt Lindor)
  • ice cream or cream, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Using a fork, whisk all the ingredients, aside from the chocolate truffle, with a pinch of salt in a large mug (ours was 350ml).

  • STEP 2

    Push the chocolate into the centre of the batter, and microwave the cake on high for 45 secs until cooked on the outside with a liquid molten centre. Serve hot with ice cream or cream, if you like.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2017

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