Three-Minute Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Three-Minute Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Have a craving for chocolate cake and there isn’t any around? Not to worry because you can make this chocolate cake in three minutes. There’s a down side to this recipe — a chocolate cake is always only three minutes away.
I always associate this recipe with a former innkeeper named Madeleine, but this is one of those recipes that friends pass back and forth. And now I’m passing it on to you. 


1 large coffee mug

4 tbsp flour

4 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa

1 egg

3 tbsp milk

3 tbsp vegetable oil

1/4 tsp vanilla

3 tbsp chocolate chips


 Spray the mug with cooking spray. In the mug, mix the dry ingredients in the order above. Then add the egg and mix. Add the milk, oil and vanilla. Mix well. 
Stir in chocolate chips. 

Place mug in the microwave and cook on high for three minutes. The cake will rise over the top of
the mug.  Allow the cake to cool slightly. Grab a spoon and dig in!

 Ellen Gutman Chenaux, Eight Broads in the Kitchen

Lenox, MA

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