Chocolate mug cake

Chocolate mug cake
A mug cake is fun to make and only takes a few minutes. It cooks in just one and a half minutes in the microwave.
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Last modified on: June 4th 2014

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For 2 cakes, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 cakes 2 cakes 4 cakes 6 cakes
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
7 min.4 min.11 min.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 2 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Put into a bowl: 50 g butter, 50 g dark chocolate (in small pieces) and 20 g liquid cream.

Melt for 2 minutes in the microwave on medium power.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Mix well.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Add 1 egg and mix again.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Add 30 g caster sugar and 30 g flour...

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Chocolate mug cake
... and mix once more.

Stage 6
Chocolate mug cake
You can add some chocolate chips if you like, but this is not essential.

This mixture can be prepared in advanced, even the day before.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Divide the mixture evenly between the mugs.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Chocolate mug cake
Cook one mug at a time (this is important) for 1 minute 30 seconds each at 850 Watts.

Stage 9
Chocolate mug cake
Leave to cool for a few minutes before eating as the cake will be boiling in the centre when you take it out of the oven.
If you would like a lighter cake, add 1/4 teaspoon baking powder to the mixture.

This is a great way to keep children amused on a rainy afternoon for a few minutes before teatime. As long as you take the mugs out of the microwave for them, there's no risk of them burning themselves.
A few hours.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
999 Kcal or 4,183 Kj11 gr85 gr69 gr
50 %4 %8 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
435 Kcal or 1,821 Kj5 gr37 gr30 gr
22 %2 %3 %5 %
Per cakes
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
500 Kcal or 2,093 Kj5 gr42 gr34 gr
25 %2 %4 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 cakes : 0.98 €
  • Per cakes : 0.49 €

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