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Quick and easy chocolate mug cake.

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 4 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2

This quick and easy mug cake makes no mess and is a chocolatly delight. Best ate while warm and gooey

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Ingredients

  • 60g Self-raising flour
  • 30g Cocoa powder
  • 60g Caster sugar
  • 45ml Milk
  • 1 egg
  • 45 ml Sunflower/vegetable oil
  • 30g thin chocolate eg. Easter egg
  • Squirty cream to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Find a large mug that is microwavable.

  2. Add the flour, cocoa powder and sugar to the mug and mix into a chocolatey paste.

  3. Add the egg and mix well.

  4. Add the milk and vegetable/sunflower oil and mix.

  5. Finially once it is smooth, add the chocolate.

  6. Put the mixture into the microwave for 4-5 minuets, making sure it doesn't overflow.

  7. Take the cake out of the microwave and add squirty cream then eat!

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SusieQ100
7th Feb, 2016
3.8
I followed this recipe to the letter, but I think next time I might add a tiny pinch of salt. It makes far too much for one (large) mug, the recipe is for 2 people so it needs to be split between two mugs. I also cooked it for exactly 4 minutes in a 900 w microwave; this was too long, the cake turned out much too dry - and split into two it would be far too long! I think, in smaller mugs, maybe 3 minutes max?? Start at 2.5 minutes and add time if needed. It certainly gave me that chocolate "hit" though!
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