How to make a 5 minute chocolate cake

videojug9 February 2012

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? Celebrate National Chocolate Day with this super simple and unique cake recipe. Check out our step by step guide on how to make a quick and easy microwave cake.

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You will need:

  •     4 tbsp Plain Flour  
  •     2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  •     4 tbsp Caster Sugar
  •     1 Egg
  •     3 tbsp Milk
  •     3 tbsp Sunflower Oil
  •     Chocolate Chips
  •     Vanilla Essence
  •     1 Mug
  •     1 Tablespoon
  •     1 Microwave


Step 1: Getting Started

In a mug, combine 4 tablespoons of plain flour, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder and 4 tablespoons of caster sugar. Give it all a good stir. Now add an egg and mix it up a bit more. Make sure it’s all well combined before moving on.

Step 2: More Ingredients

Stir in 3 tablespoons of milk and 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil. Add some chocolate chips and a splash of vanilla essence.

Step 3: Mix it up

Now give it another stir.

Step 4: Microwave

Put it in the microwave for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. No liquid nitrogen in sight, just simple, delicious microwave chocolate cake in five minutes flat.

Time to enjoy your microwave cake in a mug. Make sure you share this unique cake recipe with friends and family!

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