Quick and Easy Decadent Chocolate Mug Cake


Craving something sweet but don’t want to spend hours baking? This Chocolate Mug Cake is the perfect solution! Ready in just a few minutes, this single-serving dessert is rich, moist, and utterly delicious. Whether you’re looking for a late-night treat or a quick dessert fix, this mug cake is sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:
  • Quick and Easy: Ready in under 5 minutes from start to finish.
  • Minimal Ingredients: Requires basic pantry staples.
  • Single Serving: Perfect for a personal treat without the need for leftovers.

  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

  1. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a microwave-safe mug, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Stir with a fork or small whisk until well combined.
  2. Add Wet Ingredients: Pour in the milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Mix thoroughly until you have a smooth batter, making sure to scrape the bottom of the mug to incorporate all the dry ingredients.
  3. Microwave: Microwave the mug on high for 1-2 minutes, depending on the strength of your microwave. Start checking at 1 minute. The cake should rise and look set but be careful not to overcook it.
  4. Enjoy: Let the mug cake cool for a minute or two before diving in. Enjoy it straight from the mug with a spoon, and for an extra treat, top with whipped cream, ice cream, or a drizzle of chocolate syrup.


This Chocolate Mug Cake is a lifesaver for those moments when you need a dessert in a hurry. With just a few simple ingredients and a couple of minutes, you can enjoy a warm, gooey, chocolatey treat that feels indulgent and satisfying. Perfect for any time you need a quick dessert fix!

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