This recipe is perfect for those lazy days when you really want some chocolate cake but don’t have the energy to spend hours in the kitchen. It is also a quick fix for those with a sweet tooth and the answer to midnight craves. In total, it takes less than 10 minutes to whip up this easy recipe.
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Ingredients for chocolate mug cake
- 4 tbsp self-raising flour
- 4 tbsp caster sugar
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 medium egg
- 3 tbsp milk
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil or sunflower oil
- 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
- 2 tbsp chocolate chips
Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder in the biggest mug you have. When combined, add the egg, milk, oil and vanilla essence. Mix until all the lumps are smoothed out. Add the chocolate chips and mix further.
Place your mug in the middle of the microwave and cook on high for 2-3 minutes – or until it has risen and is firm to the touch.
Sprinkle some choc chips on top and enjoy!