Easy Recipes For Kids, Desserts, Chocolate Cake In A Mug

Here's a recipe that even the kids can make. And the cake produced is really good.
Here's a recipe that even the kids can make. And the cake produced is really good. | Source

2 Minute Chocolate Cake In A Mug

How To Make A Chocolate Cake In A Mug

Ingredients Needed For Your Chocolate Mug Cake

1. One Large Coffee Mug.

2. One Blender.

3. Four Tablespoons Flour.

4. Four Tablespoons White Granulated Sugar.

5. Two Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa.

6. One Large Egg.

7. Three Tablespoons Vegetable Oil.

8. Three Tablespoons Chocolate Chips.

9. One Teaspoon Vanilla Extract.

These make wonderful little gifts. Put all the dry ingredients including the chocolate chips in a little plastic bag that you can seal. On a little label put a list of the other ingredients the person will need to make the Chocolate Cake In A Mug. Your welcome to print this entire Hub Page off or the below instructions and include them with the plastic bag of ingredients. People just love getting these as a gift. When I do it I even include a microwave safe large coffee mug that people can make their Chocolate Cake in. I get thank you's all the time from people I send these to. I'm surprised I'm not seeing these little kits sold at Walmart or similar places. If you follow the recipe exactly the chocolate cake in the mug will turn out perfect each and every time. So be sure to try this with your kids or grand-kids real soon.

I suggest if you know what the persons favorite things are that you can buy a coffee mug say with sea shells on it ,cats or puppies and then you put the coffee mug, the little plastic bag of ingredients and the instructions in a little box that you can wrap and give as a gift. I guarantee you that this will be a unique and fun gift that the person receiving it will really enjoy.

I know I would be happy to get one of these gifts and I bet you know a lot of people who would like a Chocolate Cake In A Mug gift box to. You can think outside the box and use your own ideals for the gift. I recently found a little shop in Charleston South Carolina selling a gift box complete with the coffee mug, ingredients, and instructions.

Keep in mind that these are easy desserts that kids can make. Just caution them that the cake will be hot when it comes out of the microwave. With little kids especially those under 12 an adult should help them with making their chocolate cake in a mug.


Chocolate Cake In A Mug

Be sure that any mug you use for making a chocolate cake in is microwave safe. If not the cake in the mug may not turn out right or it may not cook at all. You can find microwave safe coffee mugs for sale every where.

If your not sure if a coffee mug is microwave safe put water in the mug or cup and heat it for 1 minute in the microwave. If the water boils or gets real hot but the cup or mug is still relatively cool then it is microwave safe. If the cup is real hot don't use it.

This is how your chocolate mug cake will look when finished.
This is how your chocolate mug cake will look when finished. | Source

Instructions For Making A Chocolate Cake In A Mug

The first time I ever saw someone make the chocolate cake in a coffee mug it amazed me. I couldn't believe how well it worked. I've worked with finding a way to make it work even better and have a rich chocolate flavor that is so good it will have you up making this cake at 4 A.M. Just be sure to have some vanilla ice cream on hand. Because it is the vanilla ice cream that makes this cake so delicious and yummy. You can also add chocolate syrup, whip topping and maraschino cherries.

Be Sure To Use A Blender To Mix Your Cake Ingredients Up In.

I found that if I used a blender to mix my ingredients up in that they cakes came out perfect every time and the cake is lighter and fluffier when you use your blender to mix up the ingredients.

So lets get started and make a chocolate cake in a large coffee mug. I will tell you that you'll need a large coffee cup to make this cake in. Soup mugs make the perfect mug to cook this cake in. And I will tell you that the cake is going to come up and out of the coffee cup as it cooks. When the chocolate cake in a mug is done the cake will be sticking up out of the coffee mug.

Prepare Your Coffee Mug By Spraying The Inside With Vegetable Cooking Spray.

You want spray the inside of your coffee mug with a good quality vegetable cooking spray. This will make it easy to get the cake out of the mug and it will make clean up easier later. I always use Pam because I think it is the best product to use. Remember you get what you pay for. So I always use the best ingredients possible especially for baking.

You want to get started by mixing all of the above ingredients up in your blender and blend them until they are completely mixed up together. After you have sprayed your coffee mug and prepared it pour the blended ingredients into the coffee mug. Use a small plastic spatula to be sure to get all the ingredients out of the blender and into the coffee mug.

Now Your Ready To Cook Your Chocolate Cake In A Mug.

Now put a napkin or paper towel onto a microwave safe saucer and set your coffee mug containing the blended cake on the paper towel or napkin and microwave for three minutes. If your microwave has a high setting put it on high. After three minutes you will have a baked chocolate cake like in the above photo. With a serving of vanilla ice cream you have one of the best chocolate cakes you will ever eat. I'm setting here right now eating one with a cup of coffee and its oh so wonderful. Even with out the vanilla ice cream the cake is moist, chewy and oh so delicious. I worked at one Florida Cafe where we sold a hundred or more of these chocolate mug cakes in a night.

How To Kick This Cake Up A Notch Or Two.

There we served it with vanilla ice cream and we topped that with cool whip topping and we put a ladle of chocolate syrup over that and a maraschino cherry on top. Let me tell you made that way the cake is almost sinful. And I think that's why some people call this cake the world's most dangerous chocolate cake.

Thanks For Reading My Hub Page On Chocolate Cake In A Mug

I want to thank you for reading my Hub Page on Chocolate Cake in a Mug. I appreciate you reading my Hub Page and I hope there is a Chocolate Cake in a Mug in your future real soon. I will tell you that kids love these cakes. But I warn you that this cake is almost addictive. I just ate one and I already want another. Yes they really are that good.

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Thomas Byers Has Been A Award Winning Chef For Almost 50 Years. He Has Been An Executive Chef At Some Of Florida's Finest Restaurants And He Has Won Over $50,000 In Chili Cook Off Contests Including First Place In The West Texas Chili Cook Off In 200
Thomas Byers Has Been An award Winning Chef For Almost 50 Years. He Has Been An Executive Chef At Some Of Florida's Finest Restaurants And He Has Won Over $50,000 In Chili Cook Off Contests Including First Place In The West Texas Chili Cook Off In 200 | Source

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Feel Free To Post A Comment About Chocolate Cake In A Mug. And Thanks For Reading. 14 comments

Mj 3 years ago

Was good although next time be better with melted butter instead of olive oil....


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JohnM 3 years ago from Miami Florida

I made both the chocolate cake in the mug and the brownie in the mug. Both were wonderful. In fact I was amazed at how great the chocolate cake in a mug was. I know I will be making both of these wonderful recipes again and again and again. I can't believe I never thought of trying this before.


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crazyhorsesghost 3 years ago from East Coast , United States Author

It is so tasty and wonderful. Thanks for the comment.


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Kalux 3 years ago from Canada

oh my goodness, I'm so excited but having mixed feelings. On one hand this is great-seems really quick and easy and I loooove chocolate cake but on the other hand, I may gain a few extra pounds just because I read this hub. hehe!

Voted up!


Tommy Arizona 3 years ago

This is the best recipe for the chocolate mug cake I have ever seen. It's very well done. You put a lot of effort into this. Thanks very much.


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crazyhorsesghost 4 years ago from East Coast , United States Author

It is very easy to make and it is delicious.


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Eden Evergreens 4 years ago

Wow! This sounds so easy and delicious! I am definitely going to try this right away!


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crazyhorsesghost 4 years ago from East Coast , United States Author

I tell you what I had one of them earlier with a cup of coffee and it was truly one of the best things I've ever had. So yes they are for kids of all ages. I may be 63 but in my heart especially eating this oh so tasty dessert I felt about 10. Yes they are indeed that good. One of the best things you'll ever eat. And they are really easy to make.


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The Finance Hub 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

Mmmmm good stuff! Are you sure this isn't for adults? I'm gonna try it! Voted up!


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Lyn.Stewart 4 years ago from Auckland, New Zealand

This is brilliant ... voted up useful and interesting. I am definitely going to try this recipe and use it this xmas as a little gift surprise for everyone. Thank you for sharing this with everyone.


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crazyhorsesghost 4 years ago from East Coast , United States Author

Thanks Thelma I appreciate it.


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Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

It is definitely the hot of the day. It´s easy to make and very handy. So cute and gorgeous. Voted up and awesome. Thanks for sharing.


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crazyhorsesghost 4 years ago from East Coast , United States Author

Thanks I really appreciate it.


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How to - Answers 4 years ago from Ireland

Wow this is a new recipe I am going to make with my great nephew when he comes to visit this summer. Chocolate cake in a mug, he is going to love it!

It certainly does look delicious and addictive, not that I need that much pushing where chocolate is concerned lol

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