Mug Cake Perfection

Mmm, cake. If you have a sweet tooth, this quick and easy mug cake will definitely hit the spot.

Prep time: 5 mins

Bake time: 90 seconds

Serves: 1


  • 2 ½ tbsp plain flour
  • 1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar (or 2 tbsp if you like it a little sweeter)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 70ml milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  1. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Whisk in the milk and the vegetable oil until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour into a large mug.
  4. Microwave on full power for 90 seconds (based on a 850w microwave – you may need to adjust the cooking time slightly depending on your microwave)


Tip: To make this mug cake even more indulgent, you could add a spoonful of chocolate spread or even peanut butter to the mug just before microwaving.

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