Chocolate mug cake

1 mug cake
Preparation time:
4 mins
Cooking time:
80 seconds

Easy peasy, super fast and sooooo tasty!!

Top tip: Don’t over whisk the mixture otherwise it will rise over the edge of the mug.
The mug should be around 2/3 full, any more and it may rise up and over!
If you open the microwave door and the cake sinks immediately, it isn’t cooked through. Cook again in 10 second bursts until it just holds its rise.

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Melt the butter and sugar in the mug in the microwave for 20 seconds on high. Stir well to dissolve the sugar

Step 2

Stir in the cocoa, make sure all the lumps are blended. Beat in the egg and then stir in the flour and salt. Mix in half the chocolate

Step 3

Cook the cake for 60 seconds on high power. Remove from the microwave, let it stand for 30 seconds then top with the remaining chocolate and some marshmallows before digging in!

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