Chocolate Cake in a Mug

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup milk 

1/4 cup sugar 

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 

1/4 teaspoon salt 

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 ounce dark chocolate chips (2 tablespoons) 

Whipped cream, for serving 


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, milk, sugar, cocoa, oil, salt and vanilla until fully combined. Pour into a 12-ounce mug and top with the chocolate chips.
  2. Microwave on high power for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, depending on how gooey you like your cake. Carefully remove from the microwave and let cool slightly. Top with whipped cream and serve.