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Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"This is my own version of the chocolate microwave mug cake. This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes! Chocolate chips make this recipe even better."
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Ingredients

7 m servings 603
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cake)

Directions

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  1. Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a large microwave-safe mug; stir in milk, canola oil, water, and vanilla extract.
  2. Cook in microwave until cake is done in the middle, about 1 minute 45 seconds.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • For a healthier version, use 1 1/2 tablespoons of plain unsweetened applesauce and use 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon water instead of the milk.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 603 calories; 30.4 82 6.9 4 470 Full nutrition

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This cake helped me out of a dire situation today. I was DESPERATE for chocolate cake, but as I'm the only chocolate lover in the family I needed something small. Not that I'm incapable of eati...

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I wish that the recipe said to use an over sized mug, a small casserole dish, or big soup bowl because I followed the directions and mine spilled all over the inside of the microwave. Ate very ...

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This cake helped me out of a dire situation today. I was DESPERATE for chocolate cake, but as I'm the only chocolate lover in the family I needed something small. Not that I'm incapable of eati...

I wish that the recipe said to use an over sized mug, a small casserole dish, or big soup bowl because I followed the directions and mine spilled all over the inside of the microwave. Ate very ...

I doubled it and used a BIG mug. It turned out great! Please don't leave a review if you changed EVERYTHING in the recipe SMH!

I just made this and I want more! I NEVER review anything no matter how good it is. But for this mommy whose baby is teething and need something RIGHT NOW to shut down the craving monster this i...

I used the applesauce and additional water instead of the oil and substituted Stevia for baking for the sugar. Also I sprinkled a few peanut butter chips on top before putting it in the microwav...

I made exactly as written and added chocolate chips. Super light and fluffy, much better texture than the recipes that use an egg. Will definitely make this one again. I did use an oversized mug...

After making the first time I have tripled the recipe. Keep it in the refrigerator and pour enough into a cup for anytime I would like the treat. This recipe is perfect. Add anything I'd like. ...

As far as mug cakes go...This one is FANTASTIC! I love that is doesn't call for eggs, and if you cook it a bit less it has a lovely molten effect. I cooked mine in a cereal bowl rather than a ...

Tastes great but way too much fat and sugar! There are 4 tablespoons of sugar in this so that's almost 200 calories right there and 48 grams of sugar. That's crazy. My advice is cut the sugar wa...