Microwave mug cake

InstructorDavid Jones
TypeOnline Course
Student Enrolled2
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Need a quick chocolate fix?

Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It’s even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream šŸ™‚

On competition of the course you will receive your digital baker badge and Big River Bakery Certificate!

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Lecture 1IngredientsFree Preview

Ingredient list
Microwave mug cake

You can buy these ingredients in a kit form from our online store.Ā 

Lecture 2MethodFree Preview

Microwave mug cake


  • STEP 1

    Add 4 tbsp self-raising flour, 4 tbsp caster sugar and 2 tbsp cocoa powder to the largest mug you have (to stop it overflowing in theĀ microwave) and mix.

  • STEP 2

    Add 1 medium egg and mix in as much as you can, but don’t worry if there’s still dry mix left.

  • STEP 3

    Add the 3 tbsp milk, 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil and a few drops of vanilla essence and mix until smooth, beforeĀ addingĀ 2 tbsp chocolate chips,Ā nuts, orĀ raisins, if using,Ā and mix again.

  • STEP 4

    Centre your mug in the middle of the microwave oven and cook on High for 1Ā½ -2 mins, or until it has stopped rising and is firm to the touch.

Lecture 3Finished!