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Classic Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake – Life Hack

    Cheeky Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake

    Mix a simple batter in a mug with a fork, using whatever ingredients you have in your cupboard, microwave for a few minutes, and zap! You have a heavenly, gooey cake to indulge in all by yourself.


    • 1 slice of butter 1cm thick (30g)
    • 6 squares of milk chocolate (30g)
    • 1 egg
    • 2 tbp caster sugar
    • 2 tbp caster sugar
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar or ½ tsp vanilla extract
    • 4½ tbsp plain flour
    • ½ tsp baking powder


    • Step 1.

      In a mug: melt the butter with the chocolate in the microwave for 30 to 40 seconds (800 watts).
    • Step 2.

      Beat the mixture until smooth, then allow it to cool slightly. One by one, whisk in the egg, sugar, vanilla sugar, flour and baking powder.
    • Step 3.

      Cook in the microwave for one minute 20 seconds (800 watts).
    • Step 4.

      Allow to cool for one minute before eating.
    • Step 5.

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