Chocolate Cake in a Mug

148 Ratings
Recipe courtesy ofRee Drummond

Total: 15 min Cook: 10 min

Yield: 1 serving

Level: Easy



  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 
  • Pinch of salt, optional 
  • 3 tablespoons milk 
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • Splash vanilla extract, optional 
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips 


  • Special equipment: a 12-ounce microwave-safe ceramic mug and a microwave oven

  • Put the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt if using in a 12-ounce microwave-safe ceramic mug. Blend thoroughly with a fork. Add the milk, vegetable oil and vanilla if using and blend until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips.

  • Microwave on high for 90 seconds. Do not overcook or the cake will be dry. Let cool for 2 to 3 minutes before eating.

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148 Ratings

Pretty good, Good chocolate flavor, do not go over the time like me, would recommend adding less sugar also See All Reviews Post Review

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