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5 MINUTE CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE..too easy…too good!

4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
a small splash of vanilla extract
1 large coffee mugAdd dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
Pour in the milk and oil and mix well.
Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.
Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts.
The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don’t be alarmed!
Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.
EAT! (this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous).


And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world?
Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night!

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Chocolate Pudding in a Mug
Serves 1

In the early days of microwave ovens, a recipe like this was always part of the demonstrations given by manufacturers’ home economists. It proved how fast and how much fun the microwave could be. It still does.
1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

2 tablespoons sugar

3/4 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. In a large mug (at least 12 ounces), dissolve the cornstarch, cocoa, and sugar in the milk.

2. Microwave on high for 90 seconds, or until mixture boils.

3. Stir in the vanilla extract.

4. Chill in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.

Substitutions: Instead of cocoa, use 3 tablespoons chocolate bits. Stir them into the hot pudding with the vanilla. Instead of vanilla, use orange zest, grated or very finely julienned.

Idea from my friends. Let me know if any good! Will also try it.

You have KRISTI to thank for this one!


20 Responses

  1. Delicious and easy. Enjoyed. Thanks.

  2. This is so good and too easy. Whenever I get the urge, I indulge!

  3. So easy, I can even do it. Good!

  4. Made this. Great for one! Easy. Fun. Real chocolate!

  5. I am SO making this for my Mom the resident chocoholic at our house!

  6. Bookzfan, how did it go?

  7. My grandkids would love this. It’s something they can do themselves. I’m gonna try it. Thanks Doraz.

  8. My pleasure! Enjoy. It’s yummy!

  9. I did these with the grandchildren! It was great fun!

  10. I live alone, these are perfect for me, whenever I get hungry, Delicious

  11. I can’t WAIT to try this recipe out!!

  12. Suzanne, you will get “addicted” to it! Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by! Oh, do not forget…it goes great with coffee *(*

  13. I just totally adore your site! It’s chock full of fun things.
    This recipe I am definitely sharing. Can’t wait to try it out.
    FUN-tastic idea. Thanks for sharing.

  14. omg that looks amazing. all the other ones of micro cakes looked gross but yum! i want to eat this right now but lets be serious how many calories are in this thing?????

  15. Great recipe…..but I added a tsp. of cinnamon, and a dash of orange liquer.

  16. I added a little more sugar and flour and left out the chocolate powder and served it with icing for delicious vanilla cake!

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