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Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

1 serving

Why is this chocolate cake in a mug the most dangerous recipe in the world? Because you’re now only minutes away from chocolate cake any time of the day or night! —Ruth Chaney, Delta Junction, Alaska

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
  • Optional toppings: coffee ice cream and caramel ice cream topping

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cocoa and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg, oil, milk and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Transfer to a 14-oz. microwave-safe mug coated with cooking spray. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 minutes or until top appears dry. Cool for 1 minute. Serve with toppings of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

1 cake (calculated without optional toppings): 955 calories, 59g fat (11g saturated fat), 215mg cholesterol, 392mg sodium, 102g carbohydrate (70g sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein.

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