Mama's Indulgence Chocolate Mug Cake

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by kellielikestocook

Here is a quick, incredibly delicious, chocolate mug cake that you can make in under 7 minutes, and it is healthier than all other mug cake recipes I have seen, and we think better! It is perfect for the quick chocolate fix, or the late night sweet tooth indulgence.

Top Review by scotsman

This is much better than the other mug cakes & with less fat. The texture was more cake like & not rubbery. I used brown rice flour & 1 pkt stevia & 1 T splenda. The cooking time of 2 min 30 sec was perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 2 -3 tablespoons sugar (depending on your liking)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground coffee (fine ground is best)
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon Hershey's syrup
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon hot water


  1. In microwave safe large mug mix dry ingredients.
  2. Add wet ingredients, except hot water, and mix well with spoon.
  3. Add hot water and stir in until incorporated scrapping bottom of mug with spoon.
  4. Cook on high in microwave for 2-3 minutes. 2 minutes 30 seconds is perfect in my microwave. Cake should still look a bit wet / moist, but be cooked through. Best not to overcook.
  5. Let cool a few minutes and enjoy. Add you favorite topping if you like.

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