How to make a 5 minute chocolate cake

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9 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.

[Related content: How to make delicious red velvet cupcakes]

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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