3 Minute Chocolate Cake in a Cup

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 3 mins

This recipe is delicious and unbelievably quick. A great recipe for whipping up with the kids for instant results. I use whole wheat flour and half coconut oil/half canola oil. Microwave manditory. Source unknown.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all ingredients in a large mug and mix well.
  2. Microwave for 3 minutes.
  3. You will see cake rise, but it will fall when you take it out of the microwave. Microwave times may vary. If it looks done 15 or so seconds earlier, take it out.
  4. Eat, but be careful, it's HOT!


Most Helpful

Just made this and it was pretty good. It was more than enough for just me and I think is probably large enough to share. After reading the other reviews, I cut the microwave time down to 2:45 and I didn't find it to be too rubbery. A little chewier than a cake....maybe a cross between cake and a brownie? At any rate, the taste was just what I wanted to satisfy my sweet tooth. Add a scoop of ice cream and you're in business!

MommaJen February 20, 2011

Satisfying when you need chocolate in a hurry. I added chocolate chips to mine, then topped with chocolate sauce, ice cream, and whipped cream. It is a bit spongey from being cooked in the microwave, but I would definitely try this again. I'm not a fan of sweets so when the craving hits me I would much rather make this than an entire cake!

Candace Michelle February 08, 2010

was pretty yummy not to sweet. great with a dash of whipped creammaybe dont cook for quite so long (a little rubbery) but still quite good. Easily enough for two people! ;)

mareewhelan July 05, 2009

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