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    5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

    5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake. Photo by Bob_Shopalapa

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    5 mins

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    3 mins

    Otter13's Note:

    You need a large coffee mug. You can now have chocolate cake whenever you want. That's pretty scary but oh so yummy :-)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add dry ingredients to a large coffee 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.
    2. 2
      Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts (high). 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.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 18, 2014

      55

      Yummmyyy

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    • on May 05, 2013

      This was easy peasy and quick! I didn't have cocoa so I melted in the microwave 4 squares of 72% chocolate (Trader Joes) and replaced the oil with coconut oil for flavor and health. Then the twist? I buttered down a Pyrex one quart bowl and added chocolate chips, sweetened coconut and toasted pecan pieces to make it into a Greman Chocolate Cake! Turned the batter ontop of the coconut, chip, pecan topping and microwaved it for 5 minutes. Perfect!

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    • on June 09, 2012

      45

      I've tried other microwave mug chocolate cake recipes and they have been pretty bad. I was sure I would never bother tying it again but I saw that the ingredients in this recipe included an egg and realized this could improve the texture and moisture a lot. I've made this recipe a few times now - all without the chocolate chips since I don't have any on hand. . The first time I made it as written. The cake was very dry and kind of tough. I think three minutes in the microwave was too long. So I made it again but cooked it only 2? minutes. The texture was better but it was still a little dry. So I made it again but cooked it only 2 minutes. Much better. The fourth time I added an extra half tbl of oil and cooked it just 2 minutes. This was pretty good. Moist and a good texture. Certainly not like from the oven cake but when a chocolate cake mood hits, it's quick to put together. The addition of chocolate chips would probably improve this even more. Btw... I realize that all microwaves are different and the size and shape of the mug would also affect how long it takes to cook but I would suggest starting with less time to begin with so you don't dry it out or overcook it.

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    Nutritional Facts for 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (131 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 816.3
     
    Calories from Fat 436
    53%
    Total Fat 48.5 g
    74%
    Saturated Fat 7.9 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 192.4 mg
    64%
    Sodium 94.7 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 82.9 g
    27%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 50.8 g
    203%
    Protein 13.0 g
    26%

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