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chocolate cake in a white mug with powdered sugar
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4.67 from 15 votes

Chocolate Mug Cake

This chocolate mug cake is super fast to make and perfect for portion control. Chocolate cake made and ready to eat in 3 minutes? Yes, please!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time3 mins
Course: Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: moist, soft
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 465kcal
Author: Matt Taylor

Equipment

  • Mug or bowl
  • Fork or small whisk

Ingredients

For a Mug (Full Sized Mug, 11/12 oz)

  • 6 tbsp of cake mix use whatever cake mix you like
  • 4 tbsp of water
  • 2 tsp of canola or vegetable oil

For a Small Bowl (4/5 oz)

  • 3 tbsp of cake mix
  • 2 tbsp of water
  • 1 tsp of canola oil or vegetable oil

From Scratch Chocolate cake recipe

  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • In a mug or bowl combine the chocolate cake mix, water, and oil. Mix well with a fork.
  • Microwave the mug for 1 minute 30 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds. Check it with a toothpick, when it comes out clean it is ready.
  • A small bowl measurement will take about 1 minute.
  • Top with whatever you like such as, frosting, sprinkles, powdered sugar, etc.

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Notes

Note: These facts are for one large mug cake. The smaller the bowl or mug the less the calories and other nutritional information will be.
chocolate mug cake nutritional facts