How To Make Cake In A Mug

It is amazing to know the easy way on how to make cake in a mug. This will just take about two to three minutes of your time to put together. And the result will be all worth it.

Certainly, mug cakes are soft and fluffy when you make it right. And the taste is absolutely rich and flavorful. I bet you are going to love it for that.

Most importantly, mug cake is the sweet treat you give to yourself when you do not want to make an entire cake. Also, you can make any type of cake ranging from vanilla cake, apple cake and so on.

So, if you are among those people asking how do you make a mug cake? worry no more. Because in this post, I will show you how to make an individual sized cake at home using microwave. Now let us start with chocolate mug cake.

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Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

To make easy chocolate cake in a mug, you need the regular coffee mug and measuring spoons. So the first step is to put a well measured four tablespoons of plain flour in a coffee mug.

After that, add one and a half (11/2) tablespoons of powdered sugar and you will need one to two tablespoon of condensed milk later. But if you don’t have condensed milk, then you may want to use three tablespoons of powdered sugar.

Then, add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder to make it chocolate cake. Also, to make the cake extra soft and good, you will need to add about two pinches of baking powder.

After that, use a fork to give it a good mix, make sure all the baking powder cocoa powder, baking soda, is really well mixed with the flour.

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Then add the wet ingredients into the mixture. First, lets start with one tablespoon of condensed milk. However, if you don’t have condensed milk, then you may want to skip it .

Next, add one tablespoon of fresh liquid milk, 1 tablespoon of melted butter. If you do not want to use butter, you can swap it with vegetable oil. For example, adding vegetable oil into chocolate mug cake makes it extra moist and yummy.

In addition, put a little bit of vinegar or lemon juice. Now add few drops of vanilla extract to wrap up the flavour. And then, use fork and mix it really well and smooth.

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Baking Chocolate Mug Cake

It is important to mix it nicely to avoid lumps in it and to have a very good luscious batter. Then pop it into a microwave and cook it on high for 1 minute.

Note that the cooking time of cake in microwave will depend on your type of microwave. For example, some microwaves will get it done in less than one minute.

While some will take more than one minute. For a 800 watt microwave, it takes 1 minute cook. Even more, if you choose to scale up or scale down the cake recipe, you will need to adjust your microwaving time as well.

Chocolate mug cake recipe
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chocolate mud cake is ready and this is super fluffy and soft. You can decorate the cake with some sprinkles if you want to.

And you can also add some ice cream if you wish to. Whatever you choose to enjoy your mug cakes with is totally fine. So Today, I choose to sprinkle powdered sugar on it.

How To Make Cake In A Mug
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Because every microwave is different, you may microwave again for an additional 10 to 15 seconds. For example, if the cake is not cooked after one minute, microwave again and check. Keep checking until until you get the desired result.

You will know the cake is cooked when you poke a tooth pick in it and the took pick come out dry and clean.

So to add a final touch, decorate and top it with a little bit of powdered sugar. Just use a small sieve to sprinkle a little on it. And you luxurious delicious cake is ready to be enjoyed

How To Make Cake In A Mug

So here is how to make cake in a mug in microwave. This is very simple, quick and easy. Certainly, you will learn how to make cake in a mug without egg.


  • 4 tablespoon Flour
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1/12 tablespoon Powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pinch Baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh liquid milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vinegar


  • Mix flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and cocoa powder in a coffee mug very well
  • After that, add the melted butter, fresh milk, condensed milk, vanilla extract and mix till very smooth
  • Pop the mixture into a microwave, and microwave it for 1 minute on high. After that, decorate the mug cake with any sprinkle of choice and enjoy

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

To make chocolate chip mug cake, simply mix all the dry ingredients like the flour, cocoa powder, sugar in a coffee mug.

After that, add the moist ingredients such as milk, melted butter, vanilla extract. Then sprinkle some chocolate chip on the cake batter and microwave for 1 minute.


How to make cake in a mug is by simply mixing all the ingredients like flour, sugar milk and so on in a coffee mug. Microwave it for 1 minute on high and enjoy.

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