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Chocolate Cake In A Mug



This is the way it was given to me. Make adjustments to lower calories.
2 T cocoa
4 T sugar
4 T flour
˝ egg
2 T oil
3 T milk
(optional) 2 T chocolate chips, caramel sauce, or crushed chocolate mints (like Andes)
1. Grab a mug (oversized one if you can), spray lightly inside with cooking spray, put dry ingredients into a separate bowl & mix. Beat egg briefly, then dump half of it into the bowl with dry ingredients, following with the wet & optional ingredients, mix all until combined.

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2. Pour into the mug & microwave for 3 min on high. The cake might rise above the lip of mug. Don't be alarmed! Let it rise.
3. Allow to cool slightly before digging in. Mmm-enjoy on its own, with a swirl of raspberry sauce or some ice cream.
Makes large single or 2 small servings. No leftovers!

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  • Do you bake this at 350 degrees like most other cake recipes? emoticon - by ***DEBRA***
  • This sounds delicious. But be sure to put the ingredients in the recipe calorie counter. When I entered them using 2% milk and canola oil. It came out of be 647 calories for one serving. Too much for me. The oil has a lot of calories. Maybe you could substitute applesauce or make other substitutions. There is a recipe for a diet coke mug cake on Spark recipes that is good with a lot less calories. But, I know some of you don't consume diet drinks. - by BLESSEDGIGI
  • I've had this a few times and love it. I reduced the flour and added more cocoa. Will try it with the chocolate mints. - by GODSBEST
  • emoticon - by GRAMMAALI
  • STORMY724
    Sounds yummy. I crave chocolate and this might satisfy my cravings ---will have to work out calories for it though.

    I bet it would be good with some Greek yogurt instead of ice cream. - by STORMY724
  • I have had a chocolate cake in a mug, cooked in the microwave, and it worked well, and was wonderful. I don't know if the recipe was exactly the same as this, but I am going to try this one. - by BUNNYSTUART
  • Have you tried it? - by CSDAYS

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