5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Brian CampbellCamfam Cookery
And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from a chocolate cake at any time of the day or night!
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Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 1045 kcal


  • 1 Large coffee mug (MicroSafe)
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp neutral oil (canola)
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips (optional)


  • Add 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.




Calories: 1045kcalCarbohydrates: 125gProtein: 8gFat: 62gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13gMonounsaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 502mgPotassium: 475mgFiber: 6gSugar: 89gVitamin A: 75IUVitamin C: 0.01mgVitamin D: 1µgVitamin E: 7mgCalcium: 198mgIron: 6mgZinc: 1mg
Keyword Cake, Chocolate
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