Lightning Fast Chocolate Mug Cake

Lightning Fast Chocolate Mug Cake


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Did you know you can bake a cake in a coffee mug or ramekin? It's one of the quickest and most fun dessert recipes out there. This delightful dessert is a no-brainer to make with your kids in the kitchen.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

3 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

1 serving


  • 1 Regular-sized Coffee Cup
  • ¼ cup Flour
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Baking Cocoa
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Tbsp Milk
  • 3 Tbsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Almond Extract
  • 3 Tbsp Chocolate Chips
  • A few pomegranate seeds, to garnish

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Add all of the dry ingredients to the mug and stir.
Add the egg and mix.
Pour in the milk, oil and extract.
Mix the chocolate chips into the batter.
Place the mug on a small plate.
Bake in the microwave for 3 minutes on high.
Note: The batter will rise above the top of the mug. Not to worry, the batter shouldn’t overflow.
Allow the cake to cool for a couple minutes before eating.

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