So it’s Friday night and you’re tired after work, but you really feel like something chocolaty. Welcome to my world. Chocolate mug cake to the rescue! No no no, its not a typo, it really is a Mug cake, a super easy one at that. Moist (love that word) and gooey at the bottom, these are great even for guests! Follow the simple steps below and you’ll beat the chocolate craving in no time!
Prep time 15 min, Cooking time 1 min, Makes 1 cup
Chocolate Mug Cake
40 g Chocolate (could be dark, could be milk doesn’t matter, just get it in there)
4tsp dark brown sugar
4tsp self raising flour
2tsp cocoa powder
6 tsp milk
1 large egg (beaten)
- Place the butter and chocolate into your chosen mug and heat in the microwave until just melted and mix well.
- Add the milk and sugar to the mixture and mix well, ensuring no lumps are formed. (Warming the milk slightly may aid in this process)
- Add the flour, cocoa powder and egg mixing well between each ingredient.
- To cook place in the microwave on high for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Do check on your cake from 45 seconds as individual microwaves may vary in power. Do not overcook. Cake should be gooey in the centre.