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Simple Mug Cake

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Prep: 4 minutes Cook: 1 minute

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Serves 1

A treat in a mug that is made by combining all the ingredients, and putting the mixture in a microwave.

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  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp boiling water


  1. Mix all the ingredients, including a pinch of salt, together with a fork in a large mug.

  2. Put the mug in the microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds.

  3. Test the texture of it by pushing the fork down into it. Leave it to cool down.

  4. Enjoy!

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