3 minute Chocolate CupCake
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3 minute Chocolate CupCake

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Serves 1

This delicious cake takes only 3 minutes to prepare and cook! It's moist and flavourful, Great for a quick treat and amazing guests with a dessert made infront of their eyes in under 5 minutes.

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  • 2 tbsp Plain flour
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 20g of Good Quality Dark Chocolate + extra for serving.
  • * whipped cream to serve is optional


    1. This Recipe is so easy, all you have to remember is 2 spoons of the dry ingredients and 1 spoon of wet.
    2. Grate the chocolate and whisk all the ingredients together in a large mug. (A fork works just as well as a whisk.)
    3. Once well combined put the mug into the microwave for 2 minutes. Keep an eye on it though, as it is prone to over flowing :)
    4. Remove from the microwave, puncture with a fork and leave to sit for 30 second. You can eat the cake straight from the mug or, Using a flat knife go around the edges to separate the cake from the mug before tipping it out onto a plate for serving. Grate on the left over chocolate and spoon on the whipped cream.
    5. Enjoy!!!

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24th Jan, 2015
Lovely rich chocolate cake but the texture of mine was a bit rubbery, so I will try cooking it for a few seconds less as my microwave is 1000w, and if that doesn't help I will substitute the oil for butter. A brilliant base recipe for a variety of chocolate combinations!
12th Apr, 2013
Looks so soft and moist indeed! Who doesn't love a fast chocolate treat??
23rd Jul, 2011
*Marshmallows :S
23rd Jul, 2011
Add Marshmallows and chocolate chips for a little extra treat, the marshmellows form a crispy yet chewy crust around the cake, it really is finger lickin' good ;)
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